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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 Chocolate Cake

Banana Chocolate Cake

Banana Chocolate Cake

This light-as-air chocolate cake from our Test Kitchen has a yummy banana flavor. It’s scrumptious as is, but you can also dress it up with nuts or light frostings.

Banana-Nut Bundt Cake

Banana-Nut Bundt Cake

Banana-Nut Bundt Cake

June Yeates shares this eye-appealing cake that has a temptingly tropical twist in every slice. "If you like, sprinkle confectioners' sugar over the top," says the Bradley, Illinois baker.

Peanut Butter Banana Cake

Peanut Butter Banana Cake

Peanut Butter Banana Cake

I've had this well-worm recipe for as long as I've been married. I often make it for potluck functions. The ladies love it, but the heavy texture is a real favorite with men.—Lee Deneau, Lansing, Michigan
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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.

Delightful Banana Cake

Delightful Banana Cake

Delightful Banana Cake

Nuts and chocolate chips add fun flavor in this cake that feeds a crowd. And there's so much delicious browned butter drizzle, you'll wonder how this one is light; but it is! Vicki Raatz - Waterloo, Wisconsin

Nutty Banana Cake

Nutty Banana Cake

Nutty Banana Cake

Sweet, buttery frosting and a sprinkling of chopped nuts top this yummy cake that's loaded with banana and pecan flavor. Serve it with a steaming cup of coffee...or a cold glass of milk. —Marlene Saunders, Lincoln, Nebraska

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
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