30+ Best Banana Cake Recipes

Best Banana Cake Recipes

Whether you are a fan of bananas or not, nobody can resist a yummy banana dessert cake!

Aside from the mega-popular banana bread, there is one more banana-flavored dessert I recommend to everyone with an insatiable sweet tooth try: Banana Cake. 

Like banana bread, banana cake is a moist and light dessert that pairs fantastically with whipped cream and cream cheese frosting. Personally, I love eating banana cake because of how light and fluffy it is.

The Best Banana Cake Recipes Ever!

Here are some of the best banana cake recipes for you to try.

1. Super Moist Banana Cake 

This banana bread recipe is absolutely drool-worthy and will make you wonder why you didn’t try it out earlier.

It pairs exceptionally well with a hot beverage and some fruits.

I recommend trying this banana cake recipe on a Sunday evening and adding some blueberries or strawberries for extra flavor. 

2. Dreamy Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

If you are a fan of desserts with cream cheese, this banana cake will blow your socks off.

Although the banana cake remains the star of the dish, the cream cheese frosting is a wonderful pairing that complements the mildly sweet flavor of the banana.

This recipe also contains some extra spices which enhance the banana flavor and make it yummier. 

3. Banana Cake with a Luxurious Hot Fudge Frosting

Nothing can beat the pairing of bananas and chocolate.

With a fudgy chocolate frosting, this recipe takes the cake for the most comforting banana cake you’ll ever try.

I find this cake to be a bit dense, but my friends love this recipe saying that it is the perfect texture that is not too fluffy or too dense.

If you are entertaining friends for a fun evening, I recommend trying out this recipe to wow them.

4. Best Banana Cake Ever!

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For this decadent, frosted banana cake recipe, use overripe bananas.

This banana cake is moist, fluffy, and packed with flavor. The cream cheese frosting gives the cake an extra depth of flavor that takes it over the top.

If you’re looking for a rich, show-stopping dessert that will have everyone asking for seconds, this is it!

5. Wholesome and Easy-to-Make Banana Cake

I call this banana cake recipe my “lazy-day banana delight” recipe.

No matter if you want to serve this at a party, need to make banana-flavored cupcakes, or have a lazy banana treat, you can accomplish it all with this recipe.

Since this cake is made with maple syrup or honey and incorporates whole-grain flour, it is much healthier than other recipes (if you skip the cream cheese topping). 

6. Mouthwatering Banana Cake with Candied Banana Chips

This recipe shows the potential of how delicious a banana cake can taste if it is prepared with care and incorporates all the right ingredients.

I love how this recipe calls for dark brown sugar and sour cream, which are unusual ingredients that add depth to the flavor of the cake.

The best part has to be the candied banana which adds a delightful crunch to the cake.

7. Cinnamon-Frosting Banana Cake 

Cinnamon and banana make for an unlikely but delicious combination in this banana cake recipe.

I love sprinkling powdered cinnamon at the end, as it adds a yummy earthy flavor that is unlike any other.

With this recipe, you can also learn a secret cooking technique that helps retain moisture in the cake. 

8. Delightful Banana Cake with Chopped Walnuts

If you are a fan of dried nuts, this recipe is for you!

With a crunch of bitter walnuts and mild sweetness from the cake, this cake will become a family favorite as soon as you serve it for dinner.

It is easy to make, and you will love making this with your children.

Try out this recipe for a lovely banana-flavored treat!

9. Banana Cake with a Tangy Sour Cream Icing

If you aren’t a fan of overly sweet desserts, this banana cake with tangy sour cream icing will be perfect for you.

It has a wholesome and light flavor, and I highly recommend making it for bake sales and school events.

It incorporates mashed banana, sour cream, and brown sugar, giving it a wonderfully rich flavor.

10. Two-Layered Moist Banana Cake

If you want a quick breakfast treat, I recommend trying out this recipe with your morning coffee.

With 10 minutes of prep time, this cake is super moist and can help you get energized for the day.

The best part for me is how lovely my whole kitchen smells when I finish baking. 

11. Banana Bundt Cake 

This banana Bundt cake recipe hits just the right spot when I need a crusty sweet treat.

Jam-packed with delicious banana flavor, the cake pairs well with this cream cheese frosting.

Unlike other recipes in this list, this banana cake is dense, which means a milky tea would complement its texture.

You can easily try out this recipe if you have extra bananas in the fridge. 

12. The Simplest Banana Cake Recipe

People looking for a no-fuss banana cake recipe will love this delightful dessert.

With only seven ingredients you can easily find in your pantry, this moist banana cake can be made within an hour.

Try this recipe and test how quickly you can make it!

13. Decorated Banana Cake Perfect for Celebrations

Made with a cream cheese AND chocolate coating, this banana cake is perfect for celebrations.

Decorations such as candied banana chips, nuts, and fresh bananas make this cake taste sublime.

I personally love how well this cake pairs with chocolate and cream cheese.

The banana flavor still reigns supreme with the additional toppings.

14. Old-Fashioned Banana Cake

Have overripe bananas in the kitchen? Try out this old-fashioned banana cake recipe with a mouth-watering frosting.

I recently tried this recipe and fell in love with the rich sweetness that comes from the overripe bananas.

It’s very scrumptious and easy to eat, so watch out, or you might end up overindulging in it.

15. Easy Banana Pudding Cake

If you have guests coming that you want to impress, you have to try this banana cake recipe with cream cheese frosting.

Although the frosting is sweet and tangy, this cake overall holds a lot of banana flavor that tastes wonderfully refreshing after a meal.

You can even decorate this cake with slices of fresh bananas to incorporate a different texture. 

16. Moist Banana Cake With Oil

Let them eat moist cake! Use an easy hack for the moistest banana cake ever!

This banana cake is super moist and made with oil. It’s a delicious, easy-to-make banana cake recipe.

17. Light & Fluffy Banana Cake

Bake away your blues. Because restraint is overrated.

18. Moist Banana Cake with Vanilla Buttercream

Keep on hoping we’ll eat Moist Banana Cake with Vanilla Buttercream by the ocean.

Do yourself a favor and try the world’s best banana cake. 

19. Simple Banana Cake With All Purpose Flour

Sorry, but I’m having this banana cake for breakfast. Or basically, after every meal.

20. Easy 4-Ingredient Banana Cake

This is definitely not your typical 4-ingredient cake. Nothing pairs better than easy and cake, except maybe pie.

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21. Luscious Banana Yogurt Cake

Luscious is understating it. This recipe for Banana Yogurt Cake will make your morning breakfast, or brunch, or snack better.

22. Banana Crumb Coffee Cake

That streusel topping though. Is your mouth watering yet?

This banana crumb coffee cake is the perfect breakfast or snack cake.

It’s moist, fluffy, and full of banana flavor. Decadence is totally acceptable for breakfast, right?

23. Banana Pumpkin Walnut Spice Cake

Bet you can’t eat just one piece. This banana cake is extra special because it’s stuffed with pumpkin and walnuts!

It’s a delicious and unique twist on the classic banana cake that is sure to be a hit with your family and friends.

24. Banana Ginger Macadamia Cake

It’s the ginger macadamia banana cake of your dreams.

The banana cake is made with ginger and macadamia nuts, and is topped with a delicious frosting.

25. Banana Cinnamon Coffee Cake

Wake and banana cake. This banana cinnamon coffee cake is the perfect way to start your day.

It’s moist and packed with banana and cinnamon flavor!

Life is short. Eat banana coffee cake for breakfast.

26. Mint Banana Cake

Fresh lime and mint brighten up this simple banana cake.

This Mint Banana Cake is the perfect summer dessert! It’s light, refreshing, and has the perfect balance of sweetness.

The best part? It’s super easy to make.

27. Triple Chocolate Banana Cake

Give me all the chocolate! This triple chocolate banana cake is one of the best homemade banana cake recipes that you will ever taste.

It is moist, flavorful, and has a rich chocolate flavor that will leave you wanting more.

28. Banana Box Cake

Banana box cake is sooo easy!

A banana box cake uses a box of cake mix as its base. The cake mix is then doctored up to make it super moist and delicious.

29. Vegan Banana Cake

All the flavor without the eggs or dairy.

This vegan banana cake is so moist and delicious, you’ll never know it’s vegan!

The best part about this recipe is that it’s super easy to make.

30. Chocolate Banana Cake with Espresso Fudge Frosting

It gets its rich flavor from espresso. This chocolate espresso fudge cake is totally bananas!

The cake is moist and fluffy, with a coffee-chocolate flavor that is offset by the sweetness of the bananas.

The espresso fudge frosting is decadent and creamy, with a deep coffee flavor that pairs perfectly with the chocolate cake.

This cake is sure to be a hit with any chocolate lover!

31. Easy Amarula Banana Cake

Amarula banana cake is the perfect boozy indulgence to your baking.

Related: 20 Best Amarula Cream Liqueur Dessert Recipes

15 Best Banana Cake Recipes

15 Best Banana Cake Recipes

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When it comes to banana cake ideas, you can’t beat recipes!


  • The Moistest Banana Cake 

  • Dreamy Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

  • Banana Cake with a Luxurious Hot Fudge Frosting

  • Best Banana Cake Ever!

  • Wholesome and Easy-to-Make Banana Cake

  • Mouthwatering Banana Cake with Candied Banana Chips

  • Cinnamon-Frosting Banana Cake 

  • Delightful Banana Cake with Chopped Walnuts

  • Banana Cake with a Tangy Sour Cream Icing

  • Two-Layered Moist Banana Cake

  • Banana Bundt Cake 

  • The Simplest Banana Cake Recipe

  • Decorated Banana Cake Perfect for Celebrations

  • Old-Fashioned Banana Cake

  • Easy Banana Pudding Cake


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