Easy Banana Cake

Easy Banana Cake: This one bowl, easy banana cake is a great way to use up your leftover bananas.  The simple, sweet, fluffy vanilla icing takes this recipe from regular to a real treat.

My mother-law uses this recipe to make banana bread…because that’s what good, using up the left over bananas, responsible people do.  But people who want life to be a party, they want to turn banana bread into CAKE!  They want cake, covered in icing.

Easy Banana Cake: This one bowl, easy banana cake is a great way to use up your leftover bananas.  The simple, sweet, fluffy vanilla icing takes this recipe from regular to a real treat.

So, let’s make banana cake covered in sweet, fluffy vanilla icing, ‘cause that’s how we roll around here.  And, it just happens to be super easy, like make this baby in the middle of the week kind of easy.

Easy Banana Cake: This one bowl, easy banana cake is a great way to use up your leftover bananas.  The simple, sweet, fluffy vanilla icing takes this recipe from regular to a real treat.

Easy Banana Cake

Ingredients

  • 3 large ripe bananas
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • For the Icing
  • 1/4 cup of softened butter
  • 2 cups icing sugar
  • 3 tbsp. milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, mix the bananas, sugar, egg and butter until well combined.
  2. Add the flour, salt and baking soda, and stir until well combined, but being careful not to over-mix.
  3. Bake in a greased 8 x 8 baking dish at 350, for around 40 min, until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  4. After the cake is cool, combine the icing ingredients in a mixer and stir slowly until well combined, and then at higher speed until light and fluffy. Top cooled cake with icing, and enjoy.
https://www.lifeisaparty.ca/2015/easy-banana-cake/

Easy Banana Cake: This one bowl, easy banana cake is a great way to use up your leftover bananas.  The simple, sweet, fluffy vanilla icing takes this recipe from regular to a real treat.

With a simple little banana cake like this on a regular old Tuesday, life really is a party!  Enjoy.

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Comments

  1. This recipe does look fabulous! I love bananas and looking for new ways to use them! Pinning!

  2. Thanks Thea, and it’s super easy too.
    Dannyelle

  3. This recipe is so delicious everyone loved it instead of all purpose flour I used whole wheat organic flour and instead of white sugar I used coconut sugar it came out so tasty and easy thank you

  4. Pearl, those sound like great changes. So glad to hear you loved it too.
    Dannyelle

  5. I have using this recipe for years,
    I regularly buy bananas just to make double batches, it can easily be adapted with different ingredient, chocolate chips, cinnamon are favourites
    It stays moist for days

  6. Thanks Cheryl, so glad you like it, and thanks for taking the time for the lovely comment.
    Best, Dannyelle

  7. Can you use any kind of frosting?

  8. Hi Pamela,
    Yes, any kind of frosting you like, or no frosting if you’d like more of a banana loaf.
    Dannyelle

  9. AMISSAH Dorothy says:

    Great recipe! Tried it and my friends and I really love it. Thanks

  10. Thanks so much, so glad you loved it!
    Dannyelle

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