Banana Coffee Cake


A great banana cake to share with your company over coffee. This is a recipe my mom gave to me and it is so simple. It makes a lot but don't worry, it freezes great.

Banana Coffee Cake
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
1 hr
1 9x13-inch cake


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 2 teaspoons baking soda

  • ½ cup brown sugar

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 2 cups white sugar

  • 1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature

  • 2 ½ cups mashed banana

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 2 large eggs, beaten

  • 1 cup sour cream

  • 1 ½ cups semisweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13-inch baking pan.

  2. Sift flour, baking powder, and baking soda together in a large bowl. Mix brown sugar and cinnamon together in a small bowl until well combined.

  3. Combine sugar and butter in a large mixing bowl; beat with an electric mixer until creamy. Add banana and vanilla extract; mix until smooth. Mix in beaten eggs. Add flour mixture alternately with sour cream.

  4. Pour 1/2 of the batter into the prepared baking pan, sprinkle with 1/2 of the brown sugar mixture, and 1/2 of the chocolate chips; repeat layers once more.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 45 to 50 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

458 Calories
20g Fat
69g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 458
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 26%
Saturated Fat 12g 61%
Cholesterol 60mg 20%
Sodium 241mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 69g 25%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 45g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 3mg 16%
Calcium 75mg 6%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 252mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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