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Banana Cake Recipe

Enjoy this quick and easy recipe for a delicious banana cake with yummy cream cheese frosting.


  • mixer
  • Mixing Bowls
  • Baking Spatula


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¾ cup greek yogurt room temperature
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 3 eggs, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk, room temperature
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • ½ cup butter, softened at room temperature
  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened at room temperature
  • 1 tsp  vanilla extract, to taste
  • 3-4 cups  powdered icing sugar, to personal preference


  • Preheat oven to 350F. Grease a 9” x 13” casserole dish and set it aside.
  • In a medium-sized bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt until well mixed. Set aside. 
  • In a large bowl, beat together the greek yogurt and sugars for 2 minutes until light and sugar no longer appear grainy.
  • Add the mashed bananas, eggs, buttermilk, and vanilla extract. Beat until well combined. 
  •  Add half of the flour mixture to the wet ingredients, beat well, and then add the remaining half, beating until no dry patches remain. 
  •  Pour the batter into your prepared casserole dish and bake for 40-50 minutes.

How to Make Cream Cheese Frosting

  • Combine the butter and sugar together in a large bowl until completely combined. Beat in the vanilla extract.
  • Start off by adding 2 cups of powdered icing sugar, beat well, then add additional as needed.
  • Use an offset spatula to spread the cream cheese frosting on the cake.
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