9 Reviews

Marvelous, dense cake. I had a chocolate cake mix in the pantry so I used that, and instead of walnuts I stirred a few spoonfuls of peanut butter into the frosting. Mine took about 45 minutes to bake completely through in a bundt pan. The banana taste was very pronounced, and the cake got demolished at the barbecue we just came from. Also, this recipe lends itself very well to "healthifying" as I used non-fat sour cream, lower fat cream cheese and only about 1 tablespoon of butter in the frosting. Much lower in calories and still so delicious that nobody even noticed. An excellent addition to the recipe book.

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Erin R. July 05, 2009

Downright amazing cake that couldn't be easier. Mine was super light and delicious. Used light sour cream with great results. Did not frost ours, simply dusted it with some powdered sugar. I made 12 cupcakes and 1 eight inch round cake. . .both were done in 25 minutes. This is a keeper.

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JanuaryBride June 03, 2010

I didn't make this, but my aunt did and brought it over, it was wonderfully flavored and moist. I might up the banana to 1 1/2 cups because we like a lot of banana taste, but it was fine as is! It was dense and the frosting stands up well to the texture. My dh had it and said he liked it better than my from scratch cheesecake I had made a few days before. Even though I was a little bummed (come on, a boxed cake mix?!) It's nice to know something so good is so easy to make!

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newmama August 12, 2009

This was quick to do and made a pretty good sized cake and will be great for the the kids for tonights dessert. I used 3 very very ripe bananas and added a handful of chopped nuts to the batter - an all round great success so thanks.

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katew April 07, 2009

I also saw this in Kraft Mag.. This is a no fail cake! I have made it several times. The only changes I made are, added 6 drops yellow food coloring to batter, and added 1 tea. vanilla. You can't go wrong with this one. Thanks!

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Dj's Eagles December 12, 2008

Someone brought this to work today. I don't like bananas, but this is tasty. You can't even tell it's a cake mix.

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AmyZoe November 21, 2008

This deserves more than 5 stars!! I made this as written, using to large bananas (which made a cup) and the rest as written. I was taking it to a BBQ, so I made it in a 13 X 9 inch foil pan so I could leave the rest with the hosts. I only made 1/2 of the frosting and it worked out great!! This was the moist banana cake I have ever had and everyone raved about the cake. Thanks so much for posting this keeper recipe Crafty Lady!! Made for bevy tag.

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diner524 October 05, 2008

This is a great cake. The frosting goes so well with the cake. The flavor is great together. I followed the ingredients per recipe. Made for BT

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Lavender Lynn August 08, 2008

I made this cake yesterday and it is half gone. There are only two of us. I found it so tender that I did not try to remove it from the pan, so just frosted the top and topped with walnut meats. It is delicious. Will make many times. The leftover frosting will go great on cinnamon rolls or cookies. Thanks Crafty Lady.

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PatM September 11, 2007
Banana-Sour Cream Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting