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Learn how to make banana cake with this versatile and quick recipe. Not only is it moist and delicious, but the same batter can be used to make banana bread and muffins. This cake is delicious frosted with chocolate or cream cheese frosting.

Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
cook:
30 mins
total:
1 hr
Servings:
12
Yield:
2 8-inch round layers
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour two 8-inch round pans.

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  • Whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt in a small bowl; set aside.

  • Cream white sugar, brown sugar, and butter in a large bowl until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Mix in mashed bananas. Add flour mixture alternately with buttermilk, mixing well after each addition. Stir in chopped walnuts. Pour batter into the prepared pans.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until cake springs back when gently pressed, about 30 minutes.

  • Remove cake layers from the oven and place them on a damp tea towel to cool.

Nutrition Facts

346 calories; protein 5.5g; carbohydrates 55.8g; fat 12.2g; cholesterol 51.9mg; sodium 324.2mg. Full Nutrition
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