Banana cake recipes

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

229 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
44 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
Easy
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1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy this indulgent banana traybake for dessert or with a cuppa for an afternoon treat. Sprinkle with a dusting of cinnamon for the finishing touch

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
62 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

40 mins
Easy
19 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

35 mins
Easy
1,373 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A cross between banana bread and a drizzle cake, this easy banana loaf recipe is a quick bake that can be frozen. It's great for using up overripe bananas, too.

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
264 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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
70 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 45 mins
Easy
78 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A wedge of this alongside a cup of tea makes for a perfect Sunday afternoon

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
33 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Sticky and sweet, this bundt-shaped banana bread with buttery glaze and cinnamon is a show-stopping bake

1 hr and 15 mins
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15 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Hot toffee sauce makes sticky, warm banana cake even more of a treat

1 hr and 55 mins
Easy
75 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A tasty cake with no added fat or sugar - try it to believe it. Plus it's easily made gluten-free

1 hr and 15 mins
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Gluten-free
16 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Often overlooked, these nuts deserve their turn in the spotlight - bake into a squidgy, soft loaf cake with fruit and coconut

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
35 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This tea-time favourite is moist, sweet, nutty and comforting - it's bound to be a hit with friends and family

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
113 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Paul Hollywood shares his banana bread recipe - this delicious bake is dotted with chocolate and nuts

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
41 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
35 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

This fun cake won the 11-17 age group in our 20th birthday cake competition

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
17 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
10 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This classic banana bread is best baked the day before - topped with a fruity compote, it makes a lovely sweet brunch or light dessert

1 hr and 40 mins
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