Banana Layer Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting

Indulge Your Taste Buds with this Irresistible Banana Layer Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting

There are few things in life as comforting and satisfying as the aroma of freshly baked cake wafting through the kitchen. And when that cake happens to be a moist and flavorful banana layer cake, generously frosted with creamy peanut butter goodness, you know you’re in for a treat.

Picture this: layers of tender banana-infused cake, delicately spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg, and cardamom, coming together to create a symphony of flavors that dance on your palate with every bite. Each layer is a testament to the perfect balance of sweetness and warmth, making it impossible to resist.

And let’s talk about that frosting – a luscious blend of smooth peanut butter and velvety butter, whipped to perfection with just a hint of vanilla. Slathered generously between each layer and cascading down the sides, it’s the crowning glory that takes this cake from delicious to downright decadent.

Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or simply craving a slice of homemade goodness, this banana layer cake with peanut butter frosting is sure to delight. So gather your ingredients, preheat your oven, and get ready to embark on a baking adventure that promises to satisfy your sweet tooth and warm your soul. Because sometimes, the simplest pleasures are also the most extraordinary.

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Banana Layer Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting

  • Author: The Kilted Chef
  • Yield: 16 slices 1x


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Banana Layer Cake

  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 large eggs, room temperature
  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp cardamom
  • 1 cup mashed banana
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Peanut Butter Frosting

  • 1 1/2 cups smooth peanut butter
  • 1 cup butter, room temperature
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/21 3/4 cups icing sugar



  1. Preheat oven to 350F
  2. Spray three 9 inch baking pans and line with parchment paper.
  3. Combine vegetable oil and eggs and beat until frothy.
  4. In a separate bowl combine the flour, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon, saly, nutmeg and cardamom.
  5. Add the egg and oil mixture and mix just until combined.
  6. Carefully mix in the banana and vanilla.
  7. Divide between the three pans, bake for 25-30 minutes until golden.
  8. Meanwhile prepare the frosting by creaming the peanut butter and butter together, slowly add in the icing sugar 1/3 cup at a time, continue just until the icing is smooth and spreadable.
  9. Remove the cake from the oven, cool completely, divide the icing between the three layers.
  • Category: Baking, dessert, recipes

Keywords: Banana, Layer Cake, Peanut Butter, Frosting, Moist, Spiced, Creamy, Decadent, Comforting, Homemade