Easy Banana Cake
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Easy Banana Cake

This simple yet delicious cake can be thrown together in no time, a great way to use up your overripe bananas.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword banana recipes, cake recipes, quick and easy cakes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8 slices
Calories 648kcal
Author Erren Hart of Erren's Kitchen


  • For the cake
  • cups Butter softened, plus extra for the tin
  • cups granulated sugar
  • 4 large eggs beaten
  • cups all-purpose/plain flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3 very ripe bananas mashed (add a bit of lemon juice if not using right away to avoid browning)
  • For the Icing:
  • 3-5 tablespoons milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract


  • Preheat the oven to 180°C or 350°F
  • Place all of the ingredients in a mixer or food processor and blend until everything is mixed.
  • Add the batter to a well greased 10 inch bundt pan and bake for 25-35 minutes or until a cake tester comes out clean.
  • Allow the cake to cool completely before removing from the pan.

For the Icing:

  • In a mixing bowl whisk together 2 tablespoons of the milk, the melted butter powdered sugar, and ½ tsp vanilla extract.
  • Add in more milk as needed 1 teaspoon at a time until it is the desired consistency.
  • Drizzle the icing over the cake once cooled.


Calories: 648kcal | Carbohydrates: 83g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 21g | Cholesterol: 89mg | Sodium: 299mg | Potassium: 165mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 52g | Vitamin A: 1040IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 65mg | Iron: 1.9mg