On Line Cookbook

Quick Banana Cake

Recipe Information
Uses cake mix and very ripe bananas


Serves/Makes:1 9x13 inch cake

  • 4 very ripe bananas
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) oil
  • 1 box yellow cake mix (with or without pudding added)
  • 8 oz (224 grm). powdered sugar
  • 3 tbsp (45 ml) very soft butter
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) milk, approx.
  • 3/4 tsp (4 ml) vanilla
  • dash salt
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) to 1 cup (225 ml) finely chopped walnuts
  • Beat bananas, eggs and oil together until smooth.
  • Beat in cake mix.
  • Bake in 9x13" pan according to cake mix instructions, taking care not to overbake.
  • Leave in pan and cool on rack.
  • Combine powdered sugar, butter, milk, vanilla and salt.
  • Beat until smooth.
  • Frost the cake (the frosting will just cover the cake) and sprinkle generously with walnuts.
  • Gently pat the nuts into the frosting.
Allow to mellow a day or more if there's time. It gets better as the days pass. Refrigeration is not necessary, but wise. A good recipe for banana too icky to eat.