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Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Banana Cake, Banana Desserts
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes


For The Banana Cake

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 1/3 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 medium bananas, mashed (about 2 cups)

For The Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 8 oz cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup butter, room temperature
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 cups powdered sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350° and right before filling, spray (2) 8 inch cake pans with non stick spray.

For The Banana Cake

  1. In a large bowl, beat butter and sugar together until creamy.

  2. Add eggs and beat until combined then beat in sour cream and vanilla.

  3. Next, add flour, baking soda and salt then beat just until combined.

  4. Stir in mashed bananas and mix until combined.

  5. Pour equally into prepared cake pans and bake for approximately 35-40 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.

For The Cream Cheese Frosting

  1. In a medium bowl, beat cream cheese and butter together until combined then add vanilla.

  2. Gradually add powdered sugar and beat until smooth and creamy.

  3. Once cake has cooled, frost cake and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Recipe adapted from my Banana Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

Which was adapted from Allrecipes