Banana Coconut filled Bundt Cake

Karla Everett


Banana cake with a ring of coconut filling inside.

I was sitting here today needing to use up some ripe bananas but I wanted something with coconut , so I came up with this cake and it turned out delicious . I hope you give it a try.


★★★★★ 6 votes

15 Min
1 Hr


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  • BATTER :

  • 1/2 c
  • 1 c
  • 3 large
  • 2 c
    mashed very ripe bananas
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c
    buttermilk ( i used the powdered buttermilk)
  • 2 1/4 c
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    sea salt

  • 12 oz
    cream cheese ; softened
  • 3/4 c
  • 1-1/2 c

How to Make Banana Coconut filled Bundt Cake


  1. Preheat oven to 350° ; Grease and flour a 9" bundt pan. ( I use the spray with flour in it )
  2. For the filling : Cream together the cream cheese , sugar , coconut and set aside.
  3. For the batter : Cream butter and sugar until smooth ; Beat in eggs, one at a time. Add bananas, buttermilk and extract.
  4. Sift dry ingredients together and beat into banana mixture until all blended together.
  5. Pour half of batter into pan.
  6. In the center of the batter Carefully spoon in the coconut filling ; being careful not to touch the sides of the pan.
  7. Top with the remaining cake batter.
  8. Bake in 350°, about 50- 60 minutes. cake sides should release from the pan easily.
  9. Let cool in pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes before removing cake from the bundt pan.
  10. Place the cake to cool on the wire rack for 30 minutes before dusting with powdered sugar or drizzling with a glaze of 2 cups powdered sugar and 2 tablespoon of milk , combined until mixed thoroughly and consistency of glaze.

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About Banana Coconut filled Bundt Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #coconut, #banana, #bundt

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