16 Servings

Top homemade banana cake with a delicious cream cheese frosting for a subtly fruity dessert that your family is sure to love. 

How to Make It

Step 1

Make cake: Preheat oven to 375°F. Mist an 8-inch square pan with cooking spray. Mix flour, baking powder and salt. With an electric mixer, beat butter, oil and sugar. Beat in eggs and egg white, then vanilla. Mash bananas with milk.

Step 2

Stir half of dry ingredients into butter mixture, then stir in banana mixture. Mix in remaining dry ingredients. Pour batter into baking pan. Bake until a toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean, about 40 to 45 minutes. Let cake cool in pan on a wire rack.

Step 3

Make frosting: With an electric mixer, beat cream cheese and vanilla. Reduce speed and gradually beat in confectioners' sugar. Spread cake with frosting and sprinkle with walnuts, if desired.

Ratings & Reviews

flamingo1's Review

June 08, 2013
cake was tasty but very heavy......

charoulli's Review

September 18, 2011
This was really tasty! We had this as coffee cake, and the combo was great. The banana flavor wasn't too strong (I don't care for bananas but my fiance does, so I baked this for him). The frosting was just right since I only topped the cake, and didn't frost the sides. I am baking this again. Too bad the other reviewer didn't like it, we thought it was a kepper.

Summerr's Review

August 24, 2011
Thought the cake tasted great- but just a few changes! I put the oven on 350 instead of 375 for 45 minutes and it was still moist and just perfect! Also, I just bought cream cheese frosting from Betty Crocker that tasted better and was easier b/c I didn't have to make it!! My husband does not even care for bananas, but he loved the cake!!

mariah13's Review

May 01, 2011

Barbara23's Review

January 28, 2011
This Sounded so good... Cake was heavy and frosting too thick to spread, tasteless. Ended up tossing... Not worth the calories