Banana Spice Cake Recipe

Banana Spice Cake

Bananas, pecans and currants give rich flavor to this banana cake recipe.

30 min. prep time
12 servings
252 Ratings



1 cup sugar
3/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, melted
1/4 cup orange juice
2 teaspoons freshly grated orange zest
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
3/4 cup currants or raisins
3/4 cup chopped pecans
3 medium bananas, mashed


Vanilla ice cream, if desired
Caramel sauce, if desired


Heat oven to 325°F.  Grease and flour 9-inch springform pan; set aside.

Combine sugar, butter, orange juice, eggs, orange zest and vanilla in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy.  Add flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, nutmeg and cloves; beat at low speed until well mixed. Stir in currants, pecans and bananas.

Spoon into prepared pan. Bake 80-90 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove sides of pan. Cool completely. (Cake may dip slightly in center upon cooling.)

Top each serving of cake with ice cream and drizzle with caramel sauce, if desired.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 370

Fat: 18g

Cholesterol: 65mg

Sodium: 360mg

Carbohydrates: 50g

Dietary Fiber: 3g

Protein: 5g

Recipe #9915©1998Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

I thought this was great and I am not a huge fan of banana baked goods! The orange and spice flavors really complimented the banana and the cakes was moist enough to stand alone, though I served it with vanilla ice cream.
it was moist and good

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