Pecan Banana Bundt Cake

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling


16 servings

Updated: Jul. 11, 2023
My daughter, Liz, often made this banana bundt cake for us. It was delicious and different. She discovered five-spice powder during a culinary class field trip. —Marina Castle Kelley, Canyon Country, California
Pecan Banana Bundt Cake Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 package yellow cake mix (regular size)
  • 1-1/3 cups mashed ripe bananas (2 to 3 medium)
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 2 teaspoons Chinese five-spice powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Confectioners' sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Grease and flour a 10-in. fluted tube pan. Prepare cake mix batter according to package directions, adding mashed bananas, pecans and spices into batter. Transfer to prepared pan. Bake until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, 43-48 minutes. Cool in pan 15 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely. Dust with confectioners' sugar before serving.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 224 calories, 11g fat (2g saturated fat), 35mg cholesterol, 224mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.

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