Banana Birthday Cake

Banana Birthday Cake is a simple but delicious recipe to make at home. This easy banana cake recipe is so simple that you can whip it up in your kitchen without any help from the experts.

What is a banana cake? A cake made with bananas, of course! These are very easy to make. You can whip up these mini cakes in just an hour or so. But you should make them only when you want to keep it as a small sweet treat for yourself.

Banana cakes are a relatively easy and quick dessert to make. Here is our step-by-step guide on how to make banana birthday cake in the oven.

INGREDIENTS:

1 package carrot cake mix (pretty much any cake mix will do)
about 3/4 cup zero calorie Steaz Orange Soda
2 overripe bananas, mashed
1 teaspoon cinnamon, optional
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg, optional
Cream Cheese Frosting:
4 ounces low fat cream cheese (Neufchatel)
3/4 cup confectioners’ sugar, sifted
1/2 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest

DIRECTIONS:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2. Grease a baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
3. Empty the carrot cake mix into a large mixing bowl.
4. Add the soda and mashed bananas and stir just until the mixture is evenly moist.
5. Pour the batter into the pan.
6. Bake for 35 – 40 minutes (may take longer). Use the toothpick test: bake until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
7. Cool, loosen edges, and sprinkle with cinnamon, nutmeg and powdered sugar (optional).
8. For the frosting, use an electric mixer. Beat together the cream cheese, confectioners’ sugar and lemon zest until creamy. Frost the cake and sprinkle with the remaining cinnamon and nutmeg. The cake should be stored in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

The best part of making a banana cake is that there are no special ingredients or skills required to make it. This article will help you understand the process and ingredients required for making this recipe.

Banana birthday cake

Ingredients
  

  • 1 package carrot cake mix pretty much any cake mix will do
  • about 3/4 cup zero calorie Steaz Orange Soda
  • 2 overripe bananas mashed
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg optional
  • Cream Cheese Frosting:
  • 4 ounces low fat cream cheese Neufchatel
  • 3/4 cup confectioners’ sugar sifted
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Grease a baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Empty the carrot cake mix into a large mixing bowl.
  • Add the soda and mashed bananas and stir just until the mixture is evenly moist.
  • Pour the batter into the pan.
  • Bake for 35 – 40 minutes (may take longer). Use the toothpick test: bake until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  • Cool, loosen edges, and sprinkle with cinnamon, nutmeg and powdered sugar (optional).
  • For the frosting, use an electric mixer. Beat together the cream cheese, confectioners’ sugar and lemon zest until creamy. Frost the cake and sprinkle with the remaining cinnamon and nutmeg. The cake should be stored in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

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