Easy banana cake: Delicious Banana Bread Cake


Hey there, fellow foodies! Today, I’m sharing a fantastic recipe that will make your taste buds dance with delight—Easy Banana Cake. This cake is a true crowd-pleaser, perfect for breakfast, dessert, or any time you’re craving a moist and flavorful treat. The best part? It’s incredibly simple to whip up, making it a go-to recipe for busy days when you need a homemade baked good in a hurry.

This Easy Banana Cake is all about transforming those overripe bananas into something magical. The ripe bananas not only add incredible natural sweetness but also lend a wonderful moistness to the cake. With a hint of vanilla, a touch of buttermilk, and optional add-ins like nuts, chocolate chips, or shredded coconut, you can customize it to your heart’s content. Whether you’re a seasoned baker or just starting your baking journey, this recipe is foolproof and bound to become a family favorite. So, let’s get our aprons on and dive into baking this delightful banana cake!


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional)
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips (optional)
  • 1/4 cup shredded coconut (optional)
  • Cooking spray for greasing


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease a 9×13-inch baking pan with cooking spray.
  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In a separate large bowl, cream together the softened butter and granulated sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla extract.
  5. Mix in the mashed bananas until well combined.
  6. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the banana mixture, alternating with the buttermilk. Begin and end with the dry ingredients.
  7. If desired, fold in chopped nuts, chocolate chips, and shredded coconut.
  8. Pour the batter into the prepared baking pan and spread it evenly.
  9. Bake for approximately 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  10. Allow the cake to cool in the pan for about 10 minutes, then transfer it to a wire rack to cool completely.

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cooking Time: 35 minutes | Total Time: 50 minutes

Kcal: 290 kcal | Servings: 12 servings