Banana Cake I

This is an old fashioned banana cake recipe.

Banana Cake I


  • 3 cups cake flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 1/8 teaspoons baking soda
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 2 1/4 cups white sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups mashed bananas
  • 6 tablespoons buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


1 Preheat oven to 375 degrees F ( 190 degrees C). Grease and flour 3, 9-inch round cake pans.

2 Sift the flour with the baking powder and soda.

3 In a large bowl, cream together the butter or margarine, sugar, and salt. Add eggs one at a time to the creamed mixture, beating well after each addition.

4 Add alternately to the creamed mixture the flour mixture, the bananas, and the buttermilk. Add vanilla, and mix well. Pour into the well greased pans.

5 Bake in a preheated 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) oven for 30 to 40 minutes. Let cake cool and frost with your choice of icings.

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