Banana Nut Cake Recipe

Dom's Banana Nut Cake

This moist banana nut cake is made in a Bundt® pan or you can use a loaf pan. It's easy and delicious.

15 min. prep time
16 servings
343 Ratings



2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup milk
1/2 cup LAND O LAKES® Butter, melted
2 medium (1 cup) ripe bananas, mashed
2 eggs
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1/3 cup raisins


Powdered sugar, if desired
Strawberries, halved, if desired


Heat oven to 350°F. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in medium bowl. Set aside.

Combine milk, butter, bananas and eggs in large mixer bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until mixed (1 to 2 minutes). Reduce speed to low; add flour mixture. Beat just until well mixed (1 to 2 minutes). Stir in nuts and raisins by hand.

Pour batter into greased and floured 12-cup Bundt® pan. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Let stand 15 minutes; remove from pan. Cool completely. Sprinkle with powdered sugar, if desired. Garnish with strawberry halves, if desired.

Loaf Pan Variation: Grease bottom only of 9x5-inch loaf pan. Prepare batter as directed above. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake for 60 to 65 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Let stand 15 minutes; remove from pan.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 210

Fat: 9g

Cholesterol: 40mg

Sodium: 180mg

Carbohydrates: 29g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 4g

Recipe #11947©2001Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

It was very good and moist. I did use pecans instead of walnuts and I didn't add raisins. Everyone in my family liked it.
Very moist cake. I substituted mini chocolate chips for the nuts and raisins, delicious.
This is an excellent cake! It is amazingly moist and delicious.
I made this as a loaf instead of a Bundt cake. I also preferred
to leave out the raisins and increase the pecans to 1 cup. It's
great on its own, but if you spread a slice of the cake with a
little Nutella, it's a piece of heaven!

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