Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

This is a very moist & very fudgey cake. It tastes best the second day.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Cream margarine with sugar and eggs.
  3. Mix in banana and vanilla.
  4. Mix flour with remaining dry ingredients.
  5. Add flour mixture to margarine mixture in 3 parts, alternately with sour milk.
  6. Begin and end with flour.
  7. Spread in 2 greased 8" cake pans.
  8. Bake in oven about 40 minutes.
  9. When cool, frost generously with chocolate butter frosting.
Most Helpful

Delicious!! I only had about 1 cup of mashed banana, but this cake still turned out beautifully. Didn't put frosting on cake, ( a personal choice) as it was moist and tasty enough. Just had some next day for morning tea, stays really moist and fresh. Great recipe.

Sueie September 20, 2002

Really quite a lovely recipe. We made cupcakes instead of cake and baked them for 20 minutes at 350. My only other change was to use 1 cup buttermilk instead of 3/4 C. sour milk. Thank you for a great recipe.

Kate Fisher February 24, 2013

DIVINE! I have made this a couple of times now and it is soooo good. I make a slab using a 9x13 and i don't ice it, just eat it as is (it's like a cakey brownie). Served this evening with some vanilla ice cream and fresh strawberries, ohhh so heavenly! Thanks so much for posting this recipe :)

Mel#608 August 15, 2010