Banana Angel Food Cake

This light and fluffy banana flavored cake flecked with oats adds variation to the traditional Angel Food Cake.

Banana Angel Food Cake


  • 1 1/2 cups egg whites
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup rolled oats
  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1 cup cake flour
  • 2 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


1 Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).

2 Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry.

3 Combine cream of tartar, baking powder, vanilla, cinnamon, oats, and mashed bananas.

4 In a separate bowl combine the flour, confectioner’s sugar, and salt.

5 Fold the banana mixture into the egg whites. Then fold the flour mixture into the egg white/banana mixture. Pour batter into one 9 or 10 inch round cake pan, coated with a non-stick cooking spray.

6 Bake at 325 degrees (165 degrees C) for 1 hour, until cake is firm and lightly golden. Cool for five minutes then slip out of pan onto a serving dish. Garnish with a light dusting of confectioner’s sugar.


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