The Perfect Banana Cake with Vanilla Glaze

Delicious banana cake with vanilla glaze! Perfect for a special breakfast or dessert!

Absolutely delicious banana cake with vanilla glaze! Perfect for a special breakfast or dessert! If you’ve never had banana cake before it is basically like banana bread, in cake form, with frosting. AKA: Heaven. One of my favorite comfort foods, and you can serve it as dessert or eat it for breakfast! Don’t we all love desserts that double as breakfasts? Doughnuts, coffee cake, muffins… enough said. One of the best things about this cake is that it gets even better with time. So, if you can manage to save any, you can wrap it up and eat it for days and it will taste just as delicious as it did on the first day. Absolutely delicious banana cake with vanilla glaze! Perfect for a special breakfast or dessert!

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Absolutely delicious banana cake with vanilla glaze! Perfect for a special breakfast or dessert!
The Perfect Banana Cake with Vanilla Glaze

Absolutely delicious banana cake with vanilla glaze! Perfect for a special breakfast or dessert! 

Servings: 16
Calories: 333 kcal
Ingredients
For the Cake
  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cups butter
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 large eggs
  • 4 very ripe bananas
  • 1 cup plain greek yogurt or sour cream
For the Glaze
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla
  • 1/4 cup milk
Instructions
For the Cake
  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and generously butter your bundt pan.
  2. Whisk together flour, baking soda and salt and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, beat your butter until creamy. Add sugar and beat until fluffy, then add in your vanilla. Add eggs one at a time, beating after each addition. Dump in your bananas and mix slowly until combined. Add dry ingredients a little at a time until incorporated. Add Greek yogurt and mix until combined.

  4. Tap your pan on the counter a few times to help the batter settle.
  5. Bake for 65-75 minutes, or until a fork inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.
  6. If cake begins to brown to quickly cover halfway through with a loose foil tent.
  7. When cake is done, transfer to a cooling rack.
For the Icing
  1. Whisk together powdered sugar, vanilla and milk, adding milk a little at a time until glaze is thin enough to drizzle on cooled cake.
  2. Enjoy!
  3. Place directly on rack.

Also, how about a few pictures of the process, just for fun? Or, if you want even more detail refer to the step by step banana cake video at the top of this post!

banana cake batter

banana cake glazeMmm. That glaze though.

Absolutely delicious banana cake with vanilla glaze! Perfect for a special breakfast or dessert! My mouth is watering just thinking about this cake!

Later guys! I’m off to buy some bananas ;).

xo,
jessica-about-1
If you like this recipe you will love the world’s best breakfast casserole (see video sneak peak below) or our chocolate peanut butter power smoothie!

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    Comments

    Molly Lappegaard

    Made this yesterday, just made a browned butter icing instead. Delicious cake!

    Belinda

    I made this cake last night as i had a heap of ripe frozen bananas in the freezer. I took the cake to work and it was such a hit everyone was raving about how moist and delicious it was. Will make again for sure. 5 star recipie!

    alex robertson

    Yum! Do I store this in the fridge or on the counter?

    alex robertson

    Yum! Do I store this in the fridge or on the counter?