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Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

  • Author: Kayla Berman
  • Prep Time: 45 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 Minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Yield: 10 Servings 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baked


Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting is a sweet, simple, and delicious dessert recipe! This cinnamon flavored cake is soft, moist, and just a little dense. Complete with a smooth frosting and banana slices on top, this cake is sure to impress anyone you share it with!



Banana Cake

Cream Cheese Frosting


  1. Set the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large mixing bowl cream the butter and light brown sugar with an electric mixer.
  3. Next add in the eggs, beating until just combined after each one.
  4. Mash the bananas and stir into the cake batter.
  5. In a separate bowl combine the dry ingredients – flour, salt, and baking powder.
  6. Alternatively add the flour mixture and milk to the cake batter, beating with an electric mixer after each addition.  Start and end with the flour for the best results.
  7. Next stir in the vanilla extract and cinnamon.
  8. Transfer the batter to a greased 9 in round cake pan.  Spread evenly and bake for 30 minutes.
  9. Remove the cake from the oven and let cool completely.
  10. While cooling, make the cream cheese frosting.  Simply combine the cream cheese, butter, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract with an electric mixer until smooth.  Add salt to taste.
  11. Once the cake has fully cooled, remove from the pan and add the cream cheese frosting.  Spread the frosting then top with banana slices and a sprinkle of cinnamon.
  12. Enjoy!

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