Banana Spice Cake

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"This is a small snack cake. Good eaten as is, without frosting, but a cream cheese frosting or powdered sugar also good. Also, some chopped pecans or walnuts can be added."

Original recipe yields 9 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (91.6 g)
  • Calories 270
  • Total Fat - 11.4 g
  • Saturated Fat - 6.9 g
  • Cholesterol - 51 mg
  • Sodium - 278 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 39.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.4 g
  • Sugars - 20.3 g
  • Protein - 3.6 g
  • Calcium - 78.7 mg
  • Iron - 0.6 mg
  • Vitamin C - 2.3 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350F. Coat a 8-inch square cake pan with nonstick cooking spray (or grease and flour pan)

Step 2

In a large mixing bowl with electric mixer, cream butter and brown sugar.

Step 3

Beat in egg, milk, vanilla, and mashed banana until blended.

Step 4

Combine remaining dry ingredients and spices. Stir the dry ingredients into the butter mixture until moistened.

Step 5

Spread into prepared pan. Bake 25-30 minutes, until cake springs back when lightly touched with finger.

Step 6

Cool in pan on wire rack. Cut into 9 squares.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.



Delicious! We used sour milk instead of the butter milk but otherwise made as directed. Very good and enjoyed by all. Thanks for sharing!

review by:
(27 May 2020)


Delicious!!! I added in some chopped pecans...the cake came out nice and moist...the hubby couldn't wait to eat a piece...I served it with my creamy white frosting #recipe21547 dropped on it...this is a keeper...made for "Down Home Cooking"

review by:
(5 Dec 2017)


The ingredient list seemed to be a bit long until I got to getting this together and it was not at all long. It turned out marvelous and was quite easy to put together.

review by:
(20 Aug 2012)