This delicious Banana Nut Cake is the perfect way to use up ripe bananas. With a moist and tender crumb, this cake is packed with banana flavor and crunchy nuts. It’s a great dessert or even a sweet treat for breakfast with a cup of coffee. Easy to make and even easier to enjoy!

Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking Time: 45 minutes | Total Time: 1 hour | Serves: 8


  • 2 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a 9-inch round cake pan.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the mashed bananas, melted butter, sugar, eggs, and vanilla extract.
  3. Add the flour, baking soda, and salt to the banana mixture. Mix until just combined.
  4. Stir in the chopped walnuts until evenly distributed in the batter.
  5. Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan and smooth the top.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  7. Remove from the oven and let the cake cool in the pan for 10 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
  8. Slice and serve the Banana Nut Cake on its own or with a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 320 || Carbohydrates: 45g || Protein: 5g || Fat: 14g || Saturated Fat: 7g || Cholesterol: 70mg || Sodium: 320mg || Fiber: 2g || Sugar: 26g

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