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Best Moist Banana Cake Recipe

Banana Cake Recipe

This Banana Cake recipe is perfectly moist and delicious, packed with nutrients, plus it's a great way to use the overripe bananas. It can serve as breakfast or snack, my kids love it so much.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: banana bread, banana cake
Servings: 10
Calories: 347kcal
Author: Jenalyn Rose Forbes


  • 1 ½ cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 3 large banana overripe, mashed
  • ½ cup unsalted butter 115 g
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 pcs eggs
  • ½ cup greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup walnut chopped


  • Preheat the oven to 180°C or 356°F. Grease and flour a 9-inch loaf pan. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, salt and baking soda.
  • Mash the overripe bananas using a fork. To make the best banana bread, you should use the overripe spotty banana, it gives more flavor to the bread.
  • On a separate bowl, cream the butter and sugar until smooth and fluffy. Add the eggs, mashed bananas and vanilla extract then mix well.
  • Gradually add the flour mixture while mixing, then add the chopped walnuts and yogurt. Continue to mix until well blended.
  • Pour into a prepared pan and bake for 30-40 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven, allow to cool for 10 minutes before serving. You can store the Banana Cake in an airtight container for up to 4-5 days or wrap it in plastic wrap, then foil and freeze it up to 3 months.


Calories: 347kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 26mg | Sodium: 249mg | Potassium: 232mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 310IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1mg