Banana bread is very well known as the quintessential breakfast food, but not many people think of banana cake. Banana cake is usually thought of as an old fashioned cake that takes a long time to make from scratch. If you do make banana cake from scratch, it definitely can take a long time to make, but by using the banana cake recipe below, you will be in and out of the kitchen in no time!
Fastest Banana Cake Recipe
– 1 box high quality yellow cake mix, and all ingredients needed as listed on the box
– 2 ripe bananas, mashed
-1 tsp. baking soda
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and lightly grease and flour a 9×13 inch baking dish or bunt pan. Mix the cake batter according to the package directions and mix thoroughly. Add the mashed bananas and baking soda. Stir to combine. Pour the batter into the pan and bake for the time indicated on the package, usually 45 minutes or until the cake is light golden brown and pulling away from the edges of the pan. Take the pan out of the oven and let it cool completely before removing it or adding toppings.
As you can see, this is the easiest banana cake recipe to make. You can also incorporate your own ideas into the batter or toppings of this cake to make it your own creation. You can add lemon zest or lemon juice (one of the best all natural liquid vitamins and minerals for your health), chocolate chips, poppy seeds or roasted pumpkin seeds, or take it in a savory direction by adding different herbs and spices.
This banana cake recipe is versatile enough to create interesting combinations, but also easy enough to make any night of the week for family and friends. Give this recipe a try, I am sure you will be pleasantly surprised!