Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

What is Banana Cake?

This easy recipe is the perfect way to use up ripe bananas. It features a moist, dense, and perfectly spiced cake topped with a whipped cinnamon cream cheese frosting that's irresistible!

What You'll Need

You'll only need a few simple ingredients to make this easy recipe, so let's round them up and get started!

Mash the Bananas

Mash the bananas until mostly smooth, then stir in the sugar, butter, and sour cream.

Add the Eggs

Stir in the eggs, one at a time, then add the vanilla.

Mix the Dry Ingredients

Whisk together the dry ingredients in a separate bowl.

Combine Mixtures

Fold flour mixture into banana mixture and spread batter evenly into pan.


Bake the cake for 30 minutes. Cool completely before adding the frosting.

Make the Frosting

Beat the cream cheese and butter until smooth, then beat in the vanilla, cinnamon, and allspice.

Add Powdered Sugar

Slowly add the powdered sugar until just incorporated, then beat the frosting until thick and aerated.

Ice the Cake

Spread the frosting evenly over the cake.


Garnish with banana slices, then slice and serve.

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