Banana cake recipes

18 Recipes

Banana adds a great flavour and texture to bakes. Grab yourself a bunch and take to the kitchen.

Chocolate & banana cake


(221 ratings)

Just one look at this chocolate and banana treat is enough to know it won't stay in the cake tin for long
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • Easy

Dotty banana fairy cakes


(42 ratings)

These sweet banana cakes are lovely and simple to make for a bake sale or children's party
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Sugar-free banana cake


(60 ratings)

The natural sweetness of fruit and a drizzle of agave syrup means less added sugar is needed in this banana bread
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Banana cupcakes


(18 ratings)

Good Food reader, Mita Patel, shares her recipe for these cute, energy-giving, choc-banana cupcakes
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Brilliant banana loaf


(1225 ratings)

A cross between banana bread and a drizzle cake, this easy banana loaf recipe is a quick bake that can be frozen and is great for using up overripe bananas
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Banana & blueberry muffins


(259 ratings)

A low-fat muffin that tastes as good as it looks - they'll keep in an airtight container for up to 3 days, or freeze for up to a month
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Banana cake


(68 ratings)

This easy banana loaf cake is a tasty way of using up overripe bananas and makes an indulgent treat. Enjoy a slice with your afternoon cup of tea
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • Easy

Date, banana & rum loaf


(73 ratings)

A tasty cake with no added fat or sugar - try it to believe it. Plus it's easily made gluten-free...
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • More effort

Brazil & banana bread


(14 ratings)

Often overlooked, these nuts deserve their turn in the spotlight - bake into a squidgy, soft loaf cake with fruit and coconut
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Banana & pecan loaf


(34 ratings)

This tea-time favourite is moist, sweet, nutty and comforting - it's bound to be a hit with friends and family
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Sticky toffee banoffee cake


(41 ratings)

Sticky toffee banoffee, a variation on the classic Victoria sponge theme, perfect for birthdays and special occasion cakes
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Banoffee marshmallow cake


(34 ratings)

This fun cake won the 11-17 age group in our 20th birthday cake competition
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Vegan cupcakes with banana & peanut butter


(17 ratings)

Employ some clever tricks to achieve a dairy-free bake. Egg-free mayonnaise, almond milk and margarine are the secrets to these vegan cupcakes
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
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