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Banana Oatmeal Cake

I don’t know about you all but when I have overripe banana’s- I’m excited to find new recipes to make with them.

Which is how I happened to find this delightful Banana Oatmeal Cake to share with you!

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Yield: 12

Banana Oatmeal Cake

Banana Oatmeal Cake by
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes


  • 1/2 C plain greek yogurt
  • 3/4 C sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 3 overripe bananas, mashed
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 3 Tbsp milk
  • 1 C whole wheat cake flour
  • 1 C oatmeal
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • Brown Butter Frosting:
  • 1/4 C butter
  • 2 C powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 Tbsp milk


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Coat a 9x13 baking pan with cooking spray; set aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl cream yogurt and sugar; mix until light and fluffy (3-4 min)
  4. Add egg; mix well.
  5. Add bananas, milk, and vanilla; mix.
  6. Add flour, oatmeal, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon; mix with each addition.
  7. Evenly pour batter in prepared pan.
  8. Bake 23-25 minutes or until inserted toothpick removes clean.
  9. Frosting:
  10. In a small sauce pan over medium high heat, melt butter continue stirring until lightly browned and aromatic.
  11. Remove from heat.
  12. Whisk in 1 C powdered sugar until smooth.
  13. Add vanilla; whisk.
  14. Add remaining powdered sugar and milk; whisk until smooth.
  15. Quickly pour onto cooled cake and spread.
  16. Frosting sets up as it cools.

* adapted from created by oatmeal cinnamon cake

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I love that this Banana Oatmeal Cake has NO oil in the cake… don’t you worry though!  It’s moist and delicious all the same.

Happy Thursday and Happy Cooking!




PS- I shared this recipe over at Remodelaholic too

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  1. Michelle says:

    Is there a substitution for whole wheat cake flour? I have whole wheat flour on hand. Just wondering if I can use this instead?

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