Easy Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

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This super moist easy banana cake is slathered in smooth and tangy cream cheese icing for a simple and satisfying dessert.

The cake is light, super moist, and packed with banana flavor. The tangy cream cheese icing compliments the cake perfectly without it tasting overly sweet.



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– granulated sugar – light brown sugar – unsalted butter – eggs – buttermilk – mashed banana – AP flour – baking powder – baking soda – kosher salt – cinnamon – nutmeg – vanilla extract

Step 1

Grease a 9 inch pan with butter or cooking spray and line the bottom with parchment paper.

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Step  2

Combine mashed banana and buttermilk in a seperate bowl and add the banana mixture to the creamed mixture.

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Step  3

Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg in small bowl.

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Step  4

Add dry ingredients to wet mixture, mixing until just combined. Stir in vanilla, being careful not to over mix.

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Step  5

Pour batter into the prepared pan and smooth the top.

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Step  6

Bake for about 55 mins or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

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Step  7

Let the banana cake cool in the pan for 5 minutes before removing to cool on a wire rack.

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Step  8

Once the cake is completely cooled, spoon the icing on top and spread in a thick layer.

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