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This vintage banana cake recipe is to die for. Cake is moist and has a sweet banana flavor. It is frosted with homemade whipped cream and chopped walnuts.
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5 from 3 votes

Vintage Banana Cake Recipe

Vintage Banana Cake is so delicious and The whipped cream topping is the perfect complement to the sweet cake.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: banana cake
Servings: 15
Calories: 221kcal
Author: Karrie


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 eggs separated
  • 4 tbsp whipping cream
  • 1 1/2 cup flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 3 large ripe mashed bananas
  • 1 tsp vanilla


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. grease and flour two 9 inch cake rounds.
  • Cream sugar with butter. Add the yolks of 2 eggs, keeping the egg whites in a separate bowl for later use. Beat lightly.
  • Add in 4 tbsp whipping cream, mix well.
  • Next sift in flour and baking powder. Add in chopped walnuts, 3 mashed bananas and vanilla. Lastly add in the beaten whites of 2 eggs. Mix well.
  • Pour batter into both pans and bake for 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted into the middle of the cake comes out clean.
  • Put together with homemade whipped cream and sprinkle with walnuts.


Serving: 76g | Calories: 221kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 43mg | Sodium: 65mg | Potassium: 193mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 295IU | Vitamin C: 2.1mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 0.9mg