Banana Spice Cake Recipe

Banana Spice Cake

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

30 min.prep time 2:30total time
12 servings
252 Ratings

Ingredients

Cake

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

Topping

Vanilla ice cream, if desired
Caramel sauce, if desired

Directions

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 large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Reduce speed to low; add flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, nutmeg and cloves. Beat until well mixed. Stir in currants, pecans and bananas .

Spoon into prepared pan. Bake for 80 to 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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