Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

My absolute favourite Banana Cake recipe. Yum! Makes either 1 9x13 or 2 9 inch cake layers.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Blend shortening and dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Adding bananas and half of the buttermilk, mix until moistened; beat two minutes on medium speed.
  3. Add the rest of the buttermilk and the eggs, beating two more minutes.
  4. Pour into cake pan and bake at 350F until done (approx. 30 minutes).
  5. Cool 10 minutes in pan, then remove from pan to complete cooling.


Most Helpful

Wonderful recipe. A keeper. I made it per directions the first time and it was great. The second time I used 1 1/3 cup white sugar and 1/3 cup light brown sugar and added about tsp of vanilla. It was awesome. I will never buy a box mix of banana cake ever again. This is just too good and too easy to make! Thanks for sharing it.

Chef Goldiegirl May 28, 2009

I followed the ingredient part of this recipe as it was written. However, I did make some adjustments to the way that it is put together, as it made a little more sense to me the way I did it. I added all of the _wet_ ingredients (including the sugar) together and used a hand mixer to blend together. I then folded in the dry ingredients, Turned out great. Now my _problem_ is whether to use the classic butter cream frosting or to go a little more out there and dream up a good chunky peanut butter/cream cheese frosting. I think that I%u2019m leaning towards the latter. Either way, great recipe and will be making this one again.

brianandgreg July 28, 2011

Lovely and moist, with a nice banana flavor. Not too overpowering.

chillibite March 27, 2011

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