Banana Cake with Marzipan

Best banana cake of all times. Tasty and easy to make.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 20 mins
1 9x13-inch cake


  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 11 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened

  • 3 ½ ounces marzipan

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 4 large eggs

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 2 medium bananas, cut into small chunks

  • 3 ½ ounces high-quality dark chocolate (at least 75%), chopped


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

  2. Combine sugar, butter, marzipan, and vanilla extract in a large bowl; mix with an electric mixer until smooth. Add eggs one at a time, and mix until well combined. Mix in flour and baking powder.

  3. Stir in bananas and chocolate, folding them into batter. Pour batter into the prepared pan.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean, about 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

266 Calories
13g Fat
35g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 266
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 16%
Saturated Fat 6g 29%
Cholesterol 68mg 23%
Sodium 51mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 35g 13%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Total Sugars 21g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 1mg 7%
Calcium 36mg 3%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 97mg 2%

* 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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