Banana Cake (Entire Wheat, Eggless & Vegan)


Banana Cake is a scrumptious, one-bowl vegan recipe constructed from mashed ripe bananas and complete wheat flour. Tasty and more healthy than conventional desserts, this fast and simple eggless banana cake recipe is refreshingly mild, pillowy delicate and extremely moist.

loaf of sliced eggless banana cake on white tray with serrated wooden knife on side

Why This Recipe Works

Everybody in my household enjoys this scrumptious, moist banana cake – particularly my brother-in-law, who compares it to these he had on the well-known Vienna Bakery in Mumbai.

So in case you have some ripe bananas laying round at dwelling, then get mashing and make this fast and simple cake.

This banana cake recipe has been tailored from my extremely popular, tried and examined Banana Bread.

By rising the quantity of oil and bananas in that recipe, I used to be in a position to make a light-weight and delicate cake. I additionally decreased the quantity of baking soda and added in chopped walnuts for an additional crunch.

Elements you want

  • Bananas: The star of the cake, you’ll want roughly four ripe or overripe bananas.
  • Nuts: Whereas walnuts are historically blended into the batter, any halved or crushed nuts can be utilized.
  • Dry Fruits: Raisins, cherries, or different dried fruits add further sweetness to the cake.
  • Optionally available Elements: Coconut flakes, chocolate and different substances could be scrumptious additions to this cake recipe; nevertheless, make certain to not overload your banana bread with too many extras.

Step-by-Step Information

The right way to Make Banana Cake

Prep the Bananas

1. Mash four medium to massive ripe or over-ripe bananas with a fork to a easy consistency. I’ve used over-ripe bananas for this recipe.

TIP: The consistency must be easy with none chunks, so if wanted you too can use a blender to mash the bananas.

Silver fork mashing overripe bananas in bowl

Pack with Flavors

2. Add ½ cup of sugar, ⅔ cup of any impartial flavored oil and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract to the mashed bananas.

Fork whisking together oil, sugar, vanilla extract, and mashed bananas in small bowl

three. Stir properly so the oil mixes with the banana puree and the sugar dissolves utterly.

Whisk stirring banana puree in bowl

Add Dry Elements

four. Sieve 1½ cups of complete wheat flour, 1 teaspoon of baking soda, ½ teaspoon of baking powder and a pinch of salt instantly within the bowl.

TIP: For those who wouldn’t have a sieve, you need to use a high quality mesh strainer or whisk.

Flour and dry ingredient mix for cake in bowl

5. Fold the dry substances totally into the moist substances. Fold utilizing the reduce and fold methodology. Examine my video above or within the recipe card beneath to see learn how to type the batter with the reduce and fold methodology.

TIP: Don’t combine! If the batter appears too thick, add some water, almond milk or lite coconut milk. The quantity of water to be added will depend on the standard and texture of the entire wheat flour and the consistency of the batter. Solely add within the further liquids if the batter appears very thick. 

Orange spatula mixing banana cake mix in bowl

Combine in Nuts and Dry Fruits

6. Add 10 halved or chopped walnuts and fold once more.

TIP: Along with walnuts, you too can add raisins, pistachios or any nuts and dry fruits of your alternative.

Orange spatula folding crushed walnuts into cake batter

Bake Eggless Banana Cake

7. Pour the batter right into a greased or lined loaf pan ( 7.5 x four x 2.5 inches) or spherical cake pan (7.5 x 2 inches).

vegan banana cake batter in baking pan

eight. Bake in a preheated oven at 350 levels F (180 levels C) for 45 to 50 minutes or till a toothpick inserted within the cake comes out clear. The timing varies from oven to oven, so hold a word of this.

TIP: If the highest of the cake begins browning an excessive amount of, cowl the highest with aluminum foil or parchment paper whereas baking.

SUGGESTION: For those who wouldn’t have an oven, then bake the cake in a stove-top strain cooker. Comply with the strategy listed on this detailed submit of Stress Cooker Cake to make this banana cake.

NOTE: The orange-yellowish colour within the picture is because of incandescent lighting in my kitchen.

Baked banana cake in baking dish

Serve Heat or Cool

9. When heat or cooled, slice and serve Eggless Banana Cake plain along with your tea or espresso.

sliced eggless banana cake slices on a white plate with a white cup of tea and white tea pot

Serving Ideas

  • Scrumptious all by itself with a night cup of tea or espresso or as a candy dessert.
  • Prime with selfmade whipped cream 
  • Frost the cake with butter or cream icing, and even chocolate icing.


At room temperature, the cake stays properly for two to three days. Wrap the cake in a cling movie or retailer in an air-tight field and refrigerate. It retains properly for about 2 weeks when refrigerated. The cake additionally freezes properly for a few months.


Professional Ideas

  • Batter: This eggless banana cake batter has a medium-thick consistency. Relying on the standard or texture of complete wheat flour, you might require so as to add liquids like water or almond milk or lite coconut milk if the batter appears very thick.
  • Flour: Although complete wheat flour varieties the bottom of this cake, you’ll be able to sub it with all-purpose flour in the identical proportion as of complete wheat flour. Each atta (that’s complete wheat flour used to make roti) in addition to the entire wheat flour accessible within the US, Europe and different international locations work properly within the recipe. 
  • Folding: Type the batter utilizing the reduce and fold methodology. Don’t use a whisk and blend the substances. 
  • Baking: Relying on the temperature in your oven and the dimensions of your pan, the cake would possibly take much less or extra time to bake. Because the temperature varies from oven to oven so hold a word of this. The benchmark is that a tooth choose or skewer inserted within the vegan banana cake ought to come out clear.
  • Oil: For the oils, a impartial tasting oil works finest. So you’ll be able to add sunflower oil or any impartial tasting oil. You’ll be able to even make the cake with olive oil or coconut oil.
  • Vegetarian possibility: As a substitute of oil use butter. Soften butter and use in the identical proportion as that of oil.
  • Flavorings: Chocolate chips or cocoa powder or cacao nibs could be included. Chopped nuts like pistachios, pecans, pine nuts, almonds and seeds like sunflower seeds, pepitas (pumpkin seeds), flax seeds and sunflower seeds could be added. Flippantly toast the seeds in a skillet previous to including. 
  • Spices: For those who like spiced desserts, then add about ½ teaspoon of floor cinnamon or ¼ teaspoon of floor nutmeg or 1 teaspoon of pumpkin spice combine.


How do I hold the cake from changing into overly candy?

As a result of the substances for this vegan banana cake recipe are really easy to customise, you’ll be able to merely withhold including in sweeter gadgets, resembling sweetened coconut flakes, chocolate, or dried fruits.

Can I make this cake vegetarian?

As a substitute of oil you need to use butter to make this recipe vegetarian. Merely soften the butter and use in the identical proportion as that of the oil.

How lengthy will this banana cake keep contemporary?

Your banana cake ought to final 2 to three days if correctly saved. Wrap your cake in plastic wrap and go away on the counter. For those who plan to retailer within the fridge, then place it an air-tight field or wrap tightly in a cling movie in order that the cake doesn’t dry out.

Why can’t I take advantage of a whisk to combine the substances?

Whisking disturbs the the mixed substances and causes the batter to lose air that helps it to rise. When utilizing the folding methodology as a substitute, you protect extra of the amount and can have a fuller vegan banana cake.

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Banana Cake is a scrumptious, one-bowl vegan recipe constructed from mashed ripe bananas and complete wheat flour. Tasty and more healthy than conventional desserts, this fast and simple eggless banana cake recipe is refreshingly mild, pillowy delicate and extremely moist.

Prep Time 5 minutes

Cook dinner Time 35 minutes

Complete Time 40 minutes

Servings 12 banana cake slices

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This banana cake recipe submit from the archives (Could 2014) has been republished and up to date on 18 January 2021.

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