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

One of the better recipes for banana cakes. I have made this many times, it is very good. Make certain to mash the bananas not puree them, it makes a difference in the cakes texture, I mash with my hands for this.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Set oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease a 13 x 9-inch baking dish.
  3. In a small bowl mix together the mashed bananas with lemon juice; set aside.
  4. In a bowl, sift together flour, baking soda and salt.
  5. In a large bowl, cream together the 3/4 cup butter and 2 cups sugar until light and fluffy (about 3-4 minutes) or until no sugar granules remain.
  6. Add in eggs one at a time with vanilla, beating well after each addition.
  7. Beat in flour mixture alternately with buttermilk.
  8. Stir in banana mixture with a wooden spoon (do not beat).
  9. Add in walnuts; stir to combine.
  10. Transfer to prepared baking pan.
  11. Bake for about 50 minutes to 1 hour, or until cake tests done.
  12. Cool completely, and frost with cream cheese, or desired icing.
Most Helpful

5 5

My family always craves and raves about this one!! Sometimes I add a little rum to the recipe, or I'll wait till the bananas are extremely ripe and fermented, it really makes a big difference. Enjoy! Kevin in Sacramento