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Banana Cake

Looking for banana cake recipes? Taste of Home has the best banana cake recipes from real cooks like you, featuring reviews, ratings, how-to videos and tips.

Banana Chip Cake

Banana Chip Cake

Banana Chip Cake

This is my version of Ben & Jerry’s Chunky Monkey Ice Cream (my favorite!) in a cake. The hardest part is waiting for it to cool. —Barbara Pryor, Milford, Massachusetts

Banana Flip Cake

Banana Flip Cake

Banana Flip Cake

Here's a recipe that will bring back memories of your childhood. This cake tastes just like the banana flips we used to eat when we were kids. —Berta Hagen, Int'l Falls, Minnesota

Chocolate Banana Cream Cake

Chocolate Banana Cream Cake

Chocolate Banana Cream Cake

“My inspiration for this cake came from my desire to create a dessert combining my father’s love for cake, my mother’s love for chocolate and my love for bananas.” It’s divine!
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Makeover Hummingbird Cake

Makeover Hummingbird Cake

Makeover Hummingbird Cake

With pineapple, bananas, nuts and just a hint of cinnamon, this cake gets raves at potlucks and parties! —Sue Jernigan, Fredericksburg, Virginia

Banana-Hazelnut Cake

Banana-Hazelnut Cake

Banana-Hazelnut Cake

Special occasions call for outstanding desserts that take a little more time to prepare. I often cake and freeze the bake layers weeks in advance and thaw before assembling.—Trisha Kruse, Eagle, Idaho

Potluck Banana Cake

Potluck Banana Cake

Potluck Banana Cake

I found this recipe more than five years ago and have been making it for family gatherings ever since. The coffee-flavored frosting complements the moist banana cake. —Kathy Hoffman, Topton, Pennsylvania

Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

As a mother of three sons, I know that sweets are a staple in my kitchen! I buy lots of ripe bananas on sale and freeze them with this cake in mind. I’m often asked to bring it to family picnics and dinners.—Bonnie Krause, Irvona, Pennsylvania

Banana Cake with Chocolate Frosting

Banana Cake with Chocolate Frosting

Banana Cake with Chocolate Frosting

It's super important to make sure the whipped cream cheese is truly at room temperature before you use it. If not, it chills the softened butter and makes for lumpy frosting. —Jeanne Ambrose, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Banana Pecan Cake with Coconut Frosting

Banana Pecan Cake with Coconut Frosting

Banana Pecan Cake with Coconut Frosting

One of my brothers always requested this banana cake for his birthday. When my mom entered the cake recipe to a county fair contest, she won the blue ribbon!—Edna Hoffman, Hebron, Indiana

Old-Fashioned Banana Cake

Old-Fashioned Banana Cake

Old-Fashioned Banana Cake

Banana cake is a typical standby for many home bakers, but Jacqueline Kudron jazzes up her version with crushed pineapple and maraschino cherries. "Is there any way to lighten it up without losing the great taste and moist texture?" she asks from Dracut, Massachusetts. See the recipe for Makeover Old-Fashioned Banana Cake to find out how we answered Jacqueline's question.

Makeover Old-Fashioned Banana Cake

Makeover Old-Fashioned Banana Cake

Makeover Old-Fashioned Banana Cake

When Jacqueline Kudron of Dracut, Massachusetts asked the Light & Tasty team to revamp her banana cake, we couldn't wait to give it a try. Luckily, this version is 171 calories lighter than Jacqueline's original and has 63% less fat. Best of all, the taste and moist texture of her specialty remains.
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