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! 
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine Baking
Keyword banana cake, breakfast cake, easy banana cake recipe, how to make banana cake at home, moist banana cake recipe
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 332kcal
Author Pretty Providence


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


For the Cake

  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and generously butter your bundt pan.
  • Whisk together flour, baking soda and salt and set aside.
  • 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.
  • Tap your pan on the counter a few times to help the batter settle.
  • Bake for 65-75 minutes, or until a fork inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.
  • If cake begins to brown to quickly cover halfway through with a loose foil tent.
  • When cake is done, transfer to a cooling rack.

For the Icing

  • Whisk together powdered sugar, vanilla and milk, adding milk a little at a time until glaze is thin enough to drizzle on cooled cake.
  • Enjoy!
  • Place directly on rack.



Calories: 332kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 44mg | Sodium: 300mg | Potassium: 163mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 36g | Vitamin A: 320IU | Vitamin C: 2.6mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 1.3mg