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!!! 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)