Banana Cake

READY IN: 1hr 35mins
Recipe by Shesbittersweet

The best ever.

Top Review by Im Awni

This is the best recipe I ever tried from the net, I didn't have butter milk though so I used instead full fat milk and it came out beautifully.
my kids loved it since it's very moist and juicy, unlike many of other recipes.
I would change one thing next time, reduce the icing sugar amount on the icing, it came out a bit too sweet to our taste. but as a whole. This is THE recipe for Banana cake.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 270°.
  2. Grease and flour a 9 x 13 pan.
  3. In a small bowl, mix mashed banana with the lemon juice; set aside.
  4. In a medium bowl, mix flour, baking soda and salt; set aside.
  5. In a large bowl, cream 3/4 cup butter and 2 1/8 cups sugar until light and fluffy.
  6. Beat in eggs, one at a time, then stir in 2 tsp vanilla.
  7. Beat in the flour mixture alternately with the buttermilk.
  8. Stir in banana mixture.
  9. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake in preheated oven for one hour or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  10. Remove from oven and place directly into the freezer for 45 minutes. This will make the cake very moist.
  11. For the frosting, cream the butter and cream cheese until smooth.
  12. Beat in 1 teaspoon vanilla.
  13. Add icing sugar and beat on low speed until combined, then on high speed until frosting is smooth.
  14. Spread on cooled cake.
  15. Sprinkle chopped walnuts over top of the frosting, if desired.

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