Banana Cake Recipe

Piece of homemade banana cake

Ingredients for Banana Cake Recipe

  • 2 cups cake flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large, very ripe bananas
  • 3 tablespoons sour cream
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 stick of butter, softened


  1. Preheat the oven to 350° F.
  2. Coat the inside of a 9-inch spring foam pan with non-stick cooking spray and set aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Beat at lowest speed for about 15 seconds.
  4. In a large food processor, combine the bananas and sour cream, and pulse until just blended.
  5. Add the eggs, lemon juice and vanilla, and process until well combined.
  6. Pour about half of the banana mix into the mixer with the flour mix, along with the softened butter, and beat until well combined.
  7. Add the rest of the banana mix, and beat on medium speed for about 2 minutes.
  8. Pour the batter into the pan, and bake for approximately 35 minutes or until the cake springs back when pressed in the center.
  9. Cool the cake in the pan for 15 minutes, and then gently remove the top portion of the pan.
  10. This cake is delicious plain, but you can dust it with powdered sugar or frost as desired.
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Banana Cake Recipe