Moist Buttermilk Banana Cake

Paula Todora


Moist and Easy Cake that's a great way to use leftover Bananas


★★★★★ 3 votes

15 Min
45 Min


  • 3/4 c
  • 2 c
  • 3
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 3 c
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • dash(es)
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 Tbsp
    maple syrup
  • 4
    mashed ripe bananas-about 1 1/2 cups
  • 1/2 c
    butter, room temperature
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • 3 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • dash(es)
  • 1/2 c
    chopped pecans

How to Make Moist Buttermilk Banana Cake


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degress. Spray a 9x13 inch baking pan with nonstick spray.
  2. In the bowl of a mixer, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each. Add vanilla and mix.
  3. In a medium bowl mix flour, soda and salt. Mash bananas and add dry ingredients to batter in mixer bowl alternately with buttermilk and maple syrup. Mix and pour into prepared pan.
  4. Bake 45 minutes, or until finger leaves a slight indentation and toothpick comes out clean when inserted into middle of cake.
  5. For the frosting, cream butter, cream cheese and vanilla. Add powdered sugar and salt and beat until fluffy. Spread onto cooled cake. Top with nuts, if desired.

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About Moist Buttermilk Banana Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #banana, #cake

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