Moist Banana Walnut Cake Recipe

A delicious moist banana walnut cake recipe


3/4 cup unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pan
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/4 cups sugar
3 large eggs
3 cups mashed medium very ripe bananas (about 6)
1 cup chopped toasted walnuts (optional)


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Butter a 9-by-9inch cake pan; set aside.

In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, salt, and baking soda; set aside.

In the bowl of an electric mixer, cream bananas butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. On low speed, slowly add flour mixture.

Pour batter into prepared pan.

Bake 35-40 minutes until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean

Let cool 10 minutes in pan, then turn out of pan and let cool completely on a wire rack.