Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

I hate wasting food. Absolutely hate it. Before we had kids we would always have a few bananas that were overripe that never got eaten. Now I have two kids that eat a banana every day, we cannot buy enough of them! This cake evolved from my newlywed days where I was looking to repurpose overripe bananas into something different than a basic banana nut muffin.


Using a mixer, beat together 1 box of yellow cake mix, 3 eggs, 1/2 cup water, 1/2 cup vegetable oil, Fold in 1 cup mashed bananas.

Pour the batter into a greased bundt pan and bake at 350 degrees for about 45 minutes.

Flip onto a cake plate and let cool completely.

In a separate bowl, beat together butter, cream cheese, vanilla, and powdered sugar.

Frost that cake, y’all.

I am convinced this is why God made bananas.


Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

1 box Duncan Hines yellow cake mix

3 eggs

1/2 cup vegetable oil

1/2 cup water

1 cup mashed bananas

Preheat an oven to 350 degrees.

Beat together the mix, eggs, oil, and water. Fold in the bananas. Pour batter into a greased bundt pan.

Bake for about 45 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.  Turn onto a cake plate and let cool completely.


1 8oz block of cream cheese

3/4 stick softened butter

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 1/2 cups powdered sugar


Beat together the cream cheese, butter, and vanilla. Slowly add a little powdered sugar at a time. Beat until smooth. Frost the cake.






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