Award Winning Moist Banana Cake With Frosting

Award Winning Moist Banana Cake With Frosting Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Family Favorites


This recipe won the Grand Prize in our local newspaper several years ago and is the only one I'll ever use. So incredibly delicious... I'll bet you can't eat just one piece! Our family favorite.

Can be made in 2- 9" round pans, if desired. Adjust cooking time accordingly.


★★★★★ 1 vote

Makes a 9x13 Pan
20 Min
1 Hr


Add to Grocery List


1 1/2 c
mashed, ripe bananas
2 tsp
lemon juice
3 c
1 1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
3/4 c
butter, softened
2 1/8 c
3 large
2 tsp
1 1/2 c


1/2 c
butter, softened
8 oz. pkg. cream cheese
1 pinch
1 tsp
3 1/2 c
powdered sugar
chopped walnuts to garnish, optional

How to Make Award Winning Moist Banana Cake With Frosting


  • 1Preheat oven to 275 degrees. Grease a 9"x13" pan. Mix mashed banana with lemon juice and set aside.
  • 2In medium bowl, blend flour, baking soda and salt and set aside.
  • 3In large bowl, cream 3/4 cup butter and 2 1/8 cups sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Add vanilla. Start to mix in the flour mixture alternately with the buttermilk. Stir in the banana mixture by hand.
  • 4Pour into prepared pan and bake for 50-60 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Do not over-bake. Remove from oven and place directly into the freezer for 45 minutes. (Don't skip this step... this is important.)
  • 5For frosting, cream butter and cream cheese . Add remaining ingredients and beat on high until light and fluffy. Spread on cooled cake. Garnish with chopped nuts, if desired.

Printable Recipe Card

About Award Winning Moist Banana Cake With Frosting

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Low Sodium

Show 13 Comments & Reviews

Flavorful Blueberry Recipes To Brighten Your Day

Flavorful Blueberry Recipes to Brighten Your Day

Kitchen Crew

The markets are bursting with blueberries these days! That makes me very happy because not only are they yummy, they're super healthy. Packed with antioxidants, research shows blueberries can help...

14 Best Chocolate Cupcake Recipes

14 Best Chocolate Cupcake Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Mmm, there’s just something magical about a tasty chocolate cupcake that just makes our mouths water. We searched high and low on Pinterest for some seriously awesome chocolate cupcake recipes...

17 Easy Bundt Pan Recipes

17 Easy Bundt Pan Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

From breakfast to dinner to dessert, there’s a delicious bundt pan recipe for you! We promise, there’s nothing bundt yummy recipes for you below. Great Grandma's Best Banana Bread “One...