50 Best Banana Cake Recipes Transforming the Fruit into a Scrumptious Dessert

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Transforming plain, regular bananas into a one-of-a-kind dessert that sports gorgeous decor, delicious flavors and a variety of textures, including crunchy, creamy, nutty and crumbly is definitely, an awesome idea. And why not? After all it yields a lip-smacking something that would be loved by even those who have always been running away from having a banana as a whole, raw fruit. Here are 50 Banana Cake Recipes Transforming the Fruit into a Scrumptious Dessert.

11. Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

If you are a true purist and don’€™t want to go for any twists and turns to the concept of a classic banana cake, this recipe is all you need to bring out a dessert that’s specially meant for your taste buds, yielding a rightly flavored and moist cake. Made with a whole lot of mashed and ripe bananas, adorned with a luscious homemade cream cheese frosting, the cake gets its finishing touches with lots of chopped walnuts that sit on top of the icing with grace. Don’t wait to brighten up your dinner table with this marvelous one of a dessert.

Recipe Details : cocinandoconalena

12. Banana Cake with Coconut and Creamy Honey Frosting

Banana Cake with Coconut and Creamy Honey Frosting

There’s always something so amazing about a naked cake – how it reveals the delicious cake layers with utmost prettiness without any frosting coming into play. Won’t it be even more wonderful when it has got the top adorned with lots and lots of dollops of thick and creamy honey frosting that you made all by yourself? This banana cake with coconut and a frosting of honey and cream cheese is a super quick-to-make and healthy treat, loaded with cinnamon, shredded coconut, bananas, nutmeg and sweetened applesauce.

Recipe Details : sugaryandbuttery

13. Bananas Foster Upside Down Cake

Bananas Foster Upside Down Cake

A rich and luxurious banana foster sauce tops this spongy cake with some of the most amazing textures and flavors charmed up with rum and caramel. The sauce takes a few bananas that have been halved lengthwise, some butter, light brown sugar, a little cinnamon and some dark rum. The tender cake has got delicious halved bananas that have been covered with the sauce studded on the top of the moist, sponge layer – having everything baked together and blending the flavours with each other to yield a one-of-a-kind dessert for the family.

Recipe Details : diethood

14. Upside Down Banana Cake


Think no further to dig into this mouthwatering Upside Down banana Cake that can take a regular dinner to new levels of fascination. This one has got a layer of decadent sponge cake covered in an ooey-gooey topping of caramelized bananas brought to life with lots of butter and brown sugar doing all the magic. The treat works for a summer dessert perfection, calling for just a handful of ingredients, including unsalted butter, brown sugar, sliced bananas, sugar, eggs, milk, pure vanilla extract, cake flour, salt and baking powder.

Recipe Details : realhousemoms

15. Dulce De Leche Banana Layer Cake

Dulce De Leche Banana Layer Cake

You are totally going to fall in love with this Dulce de Leche Banana Layer Cake the moment you take a look at this pretty thing that has got not only the perfect flavours, but an equally awesome appearance. The decor is quite subtle yet beautiful having a tempting and super moist three-layered banana cake smothered in a rich dulce de leche frosting, while a glorious dripping of dulce de leche tops the cake bringing out a lovely color contrast and an unforgettable creaminess to the cake. The tang introduced to the frosting by some cream cheese is simply cherishing.

Recipe Details : bromabakery

16. Banana Pudding Cake

Banana Pudding Cake

There are times when we all prefer the idea of simple and basic, without any touches of cream and decor to our desserts. Specially when it’s a homemade cake that we want to pair up with our evening coffee, and this Banana Pudding Cake does just that by ditching frosting, instead goes for a little powdered sugar on the top. The bundt cake flaunting a very rich banana flavour is moist, soft and yummy, calling for two very ripe medium bananas, yellow cake mix, Jello banana cream instant pudding powder, eggs, water, olive oil, warm milk, and powdered sugar.

Recipe Details : chewoutloud

17. Cinnamon Banana Cake

Cinnamon Banana Cake

The unique touch of cinnamon always finds a high rank for itself in the list of dessert preparations, but having all the goodness of bananas and cinnamon in a cake, this one is a complete crowdpleaser. Apart from the decadent layers of banana cake made out of butter, sugar, bananas, eggs, vanilla, baking powder, baking soda, salt, flour, and vanilla yogurt, the cake features an amazingly delicious filling that’s nutty, crunchy and chocolate-y at the same time. The filling calls for brown sugar, cinnamon, chopped walnuts or pecans and chocolate chips.

Recipe Details : theidearoom

18. Banana Bundt Cake with Peanut Butter Glaze

Banana Bundt Cake with Peanut Butter Glaze

Here is something worthy of welcoming to the brunch table round the year. This Banana Cake made in the form of a lip-smacking bundt cake has been topped with lots and lots of gorgeous peanut butter glaze which makes it just so creamy and luscious. And, the mash-up of peanut butter with bananas goes magically well with each other. The treat takes just a little blending and mixing of all the ingredients in a bowl, putting them for baking, and finally, adorning the same with the goodness made out of peanut butter, milk, vanilla extract and powdered sugar.

Recipe Details : alattefood

19. Old-Fashioned Banana Cake with Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

Old-Fashioned Banana Cake with Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

Having a yummy and utterly moist banana cake as the base, this cake transforms the old-fashioned dessert into a thing of complete splendor by tweaking the recipe with the addition of chocolate. It features layers of the banana cake alternated by layers of a thick and rich chocolate cream cheese frosting made out of cream cheese, unsalted butter, cocoa powder, confectioners sugar, vanilla, salt, and heavy cream. Also, the sponge layers have been made extra soft with sour cream as the key ingredient. Cinnamon toasted walnuts form an awesome crumbly coat of delight on the top.

Recipe Details : bakerbynature

20. Banana Sheet Cake

Banana Sheet Cake

Here’s a pure burst of banana flavours put together as a sheet cake topped with a thick layer of cream cheese frosting. What you need to prepare the sheet cake is some sugar, butter, eggs, a little vanilla, flour, baking soda, salt, lots of mashed banana, some buttermilk, chopped walnuts, pecans or mini chocolate chips, and lastly some cream cheese frosting that you make at home. If you love to decorate your homemade treats, you can always go for some mini chocolate chips to add on top of the frosting and brightening up the dessert.

Recipe Details : frugalhausfrau

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