Banana Cake with Streusel Topping Recipe

Banana Cake with Streusel Topping Recipe

  • Makes: 20 Servings
  • Ready In: 60 mins
  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins

This cake is very moist and flavorful – perfect for breakfast, snack, or dessert. Both of my kids gave this cake a double thumbs up.

    Nutritional Information (per serving)

  • Calories: 312
  • Fat: 11g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Sodium: 107mg
  • Carbohydrates: 49g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Sugar: 32g


  1. 1 1/2 cup of flour
    1 cup of whole wheat flour
    1 tbsp baking powder
    1 pinch of salt
    1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
    1/2 cup of unsalted butter, softened
    1 cup of white sugar
    3/4 cup of brown sugar
    2 eggs
    1 tsp vanilla
    3 very ripe bananas, mashed
    2/3 cup of buttermilk

    Streusel Topping:
    8 tbsp white sugar 1/3 cup of brown sugar
    1/3 cup of flour
    1 tbsp cinnamon
    4 tbsp unsalted butter, chopped into small pieces
    1/2 cup pecans, chopped


    1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
    2. Coat a large 9x13 baking dish with cooking spray.
    3. Cream the butter and sugars together until fluffy.
    4. Beat the eggs, one at a time, then add the bananas and vanilla.
    5. Combine the flours, cinnamon, salt, and baking powder in a bowl. Add the flour mixture alternately with the buttermilk to the creamed banana mixture.
    6. Pour batter in the prepared pan.
    7. Combine all streusel ingredients except for the pecans in a food processor and pulse until crumbly. Add the pecans and mix until well combined.
    8. Sprinkle the streusel topping on top of the cake batter.
    9. Place in the oven and bake for 30 minutes or until a tester inserted in the center comes out clean. If you use an 8x8 pan, you will need to bake for 50-60 minutes.
    10. Let the cake cool for 5 minutes before slicing. Enjoy.

Pam is a stay at home mom with two children who inspire her to be a better cook. She loves using fresh ingredients, organic when possible, and she likes to experiment with different tastes and textures. She tries to keep her recipes lower in fat but still tasting great. Her favorite hobbies are cooking, photography and blogging so she decided to combine them and create a recipe blog, For the Love of Cooking.

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