A really good, moist spice cake. Especially good with the Allspice Cream Cheese Frosting.

Spiced Banana Cake


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons ground allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup rolled oats
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup mashed bananas


1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour two 9 inch round cake pans.

2 Combine flour, oats, baking soda, baking powder and salt in a medium size bowl.

3 In a large bowl, cream the butter or margarine. Add brown sugar, sugar, allspice and nutmeg; beat until light and fluffy. Mix in eggs and vanilla extract. Add 1/3 of the dry ingredients to the butter mixture; mix well. Add the sour cream; mix well. Add another 1/3 of the dry ingredients; mix well. Add half of the bananas; mix well. Repeat with remaining 1/3 of the dry ingredients and remaining bananas. Pour batter into prepared pans.

4 Bake until cake tests done, about 30 minutes. Let it cool in the pan for 5 minutes, and then turn onto wire rack to cool. Frost with Allspice Cream Cheese Frosting.


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