This banana cake recipe is a perfect way to use up ripe bananas, resulting in a moist and delicious dessert that is sure to please your taste buds. With a hint of cinnamon and a creamy frosting, this cake is a must-try for banana lovers!

Preparation time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 40 minutes | Total Time: 1 hour | Serves: 12


  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C) and grease a 9×9 inch baking pan.
  2. In a bowl, mash the bananas with a fork and set aside.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
  5. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, followed by the vanilla extract.
  6. Gradually mix in the dry ingredients, alternating with the buttermilk, until well combined.
  7. Fold in the mashed bananas until evenly distributed in the batter.
  8. Pour the batter into the prepared baking pan and bake for 40-45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  9. Let the cake cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
  10. Once cooled, frost the cake with your favorite frosting and serve.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 250 || Carbohydrates: 36g || Protein: 4g || Fat: 10g || Fiber: 2g

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