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Banana Sheet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting, Baked, Close-up, Dessert - Sweet Food, Food, Homemade

Banana Cake Recipe

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  • Author: Moms Who Think
  • Total Time: 70 Minutes
  • Yield: 1 Cake 1x


This is an authentic, trusted delicious banana cake recipe and I guarantee, you won’t have you worry about the end result. It’s our very own moist banana cake with cream cheese frosting.



Banana Cake:

  1. 1/2 cup butter
  2. 1 1/2 cups sugar
  3. 2 large eggs, beaten
  4. 2 cups flour, sifted
  5. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  6. 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  7. 1/2 cup milk
  8. 1/4 teaspoon vanilla3/4 teaspoon baking soda (add to pureed bananas)
  9. 3 pureed bananas, very ripe

Cream Cheese Frosting:

  1. 1/2 stick butter, softened
  2. 8 oz. cream cheese, softened
  3. 1 box powdered sugar (1 lb.)
  4. 2 teaspoons vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour a 9×13″ baking pan or two 9″ layer cake pans.
  2. Cream butter, sugar and eggs. Sift flour several times, then add the salt and baking powder to the flour.
  3. To the creamed butter mixture, add the milk and flour (alternating, beginning and ending with flour).
  4. Add vanilla and mashed bananas (with the baking soda added to the bananas) to this mixture.
  5. Bake layer cakes (9″) for 25-30 minutes, oblong (9×13″) for 35-40 minutes.


Frosting Directions:

  1. Mix cream cheese and butter until smooth, add sugar and vanilla and blend well. Spread on cooled cake.
  • Prep Time: 30 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 Minutes
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American