Banana cake is easy to make, so try our recipes for banana cake and banana bread below, along with some healthy banana muffins recipes.
Do you want to know how to make banana bread moist? Check out the classic banana bread recipe below for expert tips. Or choose one of our homemade banana bread recipes with fun twists – banana loaf with passion fruit frosting, banana cake with teff and apricot, and banana bread with chocolate. We have also included plenty of ideas for banana cake icing (including a super indulgent peanut butter frosting!).
If you’re looking for what to do with over ripe bananas, they are rarely too ripe for baking (check out our guide to use up over ripe bananas here).
Banana cake recipes
This banana and pecan loaf is a great healthy choice for breakfast if you need to grab something on the run. Made with wholemeal flour, it will keep your energy levels up until lunchtime.
It’s hard to improve on a classic banana bread, but we think the indulgent peanut butter addition just edges it! A real nutty twist on everyone’s favourite. Serve with your freshly brewed morning coffee.
Our take on the ever-popular banana loaf. Made with pecans and a tropical passion fruit frosting, this is a teatime treat to share with family and friends.
We have taken the classic banana bread and given it a summery twist. This loaf is a great way to use up overripe bananas, plus it’s quick, looks impressive and can be easily frozen.
Banana muffin recipes
Try our recipe for low fat coconut, banana and raspberry muffins. This recipe is super quick and easy to make, and it comes in under 160 calories per serving, a great mid-morning snack.
These delicious banana and almond butter muffins make a great, healthy on-the-go breakfast. Replacing normal butter with almond butter really cuts down the calorie count as well as adding flavour.
This recipe for banana breakfast muffins is so delicious that they feel like a treat, but they’re each under 200 calories. Make a batch now and you’ll have breakfast all week.
These banana and nut muffins are easy to make and under 300 calories each. They include chopped peanuts and almonds as well as almond flakes for the topping. Make a batch for breakfast.
Other banana cakes and bakes
Blondies are the white chocolate version of brownies. This easy tray bake is also packed with banana and rich caramel. Serve at teatime or warm with a scoop of ice-cream for pudding.
Banana and toffee is a classic flavour combination. Try it in this impressive-looking, delicious, sticky tart and serve it with a decadent toffee cream for extra indulgence.
This spiced banana tarte tatin recipe comes from Cinnamon Club. It’s easy to make but looks impressive.