Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 50 mins

Moist cake with nice banana flavor. Needs no icing.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Sift dry ingredients together, set aside.
  3. Cream shortening and sugar.
  4. Add eggs and buttermilk to sugar mixture.
  5. Combine dry ingredients into wet.
  6. When incorporated, stir in mashed banana.
  7. Pour batter into a greased, floured tube pan (angel food cake pan).
  8. Bake 45-50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean.
  9. Cool slightly, run knife around edges of pan to loosen cake, remove cake from pan.
  10. Finish cooling cake on a wire rack.
  11. Slice into wedges.


Most Helpful

Made this cake before which was very good. Can I use butter instead old shortening?

gluzius_9819871 October 22, 2016

This is a wonderful Banana Bread. I don't often make banana bread in a tube pan but will from here on in. This recipe is moist, nice height and has great flavor. I did put a glaze over the cake. Repeats on this one. Thanks Sheynath for sharing. Recipe swap #27 Aus/NZ

Dotty2 April 09, 2009

We love Banana Cake, and this one is great! Packs well for my daughter's lunch and doubles as dessert in the evening. Excellent recipe! Made for Aussie Swap :)

~Leslie~ December 18, 2008

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