Banana Cake with Nutella Frosting

Anita Hoffman


This cake is super moist and delicious. Life doesn't get better than this!
Photo adapted from La Petite Vie.


★★★★★ 1 vote

8 to 10
20 Min
35 Min


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1-1/2 c
mashed ripe bananas
2 c
sifted flour
1/2 tsp
baking powder
3/4 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
1/2 c
unsalted butter
1-1/2 c
eggs, unbeaten
1 tsp
1/4 c


6 Tbsp
unsalted butter
3/4 c
2-1/2 to 3 c
sifted powdered sugar
2 to 4 Tbsp
heavy cream

How to Make Banana Cake with Nutella Frosting


  • 1Cream butter with sugar. Add eggs and vanilla.
    Beat until smooth.
    Blend in buttermilk.
    Add mashed bananas alternately with dry ingredients.
    Beat until batter is smooth.
  • 2Pour batter into 2 greased and floured 9 inch pans.
    Bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes.
    Can also use a 9 X 13 inch pan.
    Cool for 10 minutes in pan and then turn out onto a cooling rack.
    Cool completely before frosting.
  • 3FROSTING: In a stand mixer beat butter and Nutella on medium, about 1 minute.
    Add in powdered sugar, 1 cup at a time. Mixture will appear crumbly.
    Add in 2 tbsp. cream and continue beating on medium-high speed for about 3 minutes.
    Add additional tbsps. of cream until the frosting reaches a soft spreadable consistency.
    I used 4 tbsp. in total.

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About Banana Cake with Nutella Frosting

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American

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