4-Ingredient Banana Dump Cake
This easy banana bread dump cake is your ticket to dessert happiness.
This delicious Banana Dump Cake is the perfect recipe to make when you're craving an easy banana dessert. It only takes 4 ingredients and about an hour to make. You'll have dessert on the table in no time at all!
While we love banana bread recipes, we think this banana bread mix cake is a great alternative for a few reasons. First of all, it's easier to make. You don't have to cream together butter and sugar or anything like that. Second of all, you get a different (and delicious) flavor and texture when making a cake as opposed to a bread. This recipe is light, fluffy, and bursting with flavor. You also get delicious sweet banana slices on the bottom of the cake for an added layer of decadence. It's such a treat!
This banana cake is also easy to customize. When you serve it to your family you can top it with vanilla ice cream, homemade whipped cream, caramel sauce, walnuts, and more! It's the perfect dessert to make when your family is in the mood to be creative.
Enjoy this delicious and easy banana bread cake recipe!
Preparation Time10 min
Cooking Time40 min
- 3 bananas
- 1/2 cup skim milk
- 1 box banana bread quick mix
- 1/2 cup butter, melted
Banana Dump Cake Recipe
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and grease a 9-inch cake pan.
Slice the bananas into pieces and line the bottom of the greased dish.
In a small bowl, mix together the banana bread mix, melted butter and milk. Pour and spread on top of the banana layer.
Bake for about 35-40 minutes until the sides begin to brown and when jiggled the middle seems set.
Let cool for 15 minutes. Remove from pan and enjoy!
Banana Cake Tips and Tricks
Banana cake is such a great old fashioned dessert. Whether you are making our easy banana dump cake or whipping up an elegant cake from scratch, we think you'll enjoy these tips and tricks!
What's the difference between banana cake and banana bread?
Banana cake has a lighter, springier texture than banana bread. As the name suggests, the texture of banana cake is closer to a cake than to a quick bread. Banana bread is denser than banana cake, and it's easier to cut into bread-like slices. It holds together better and is often less sweet.
If this doesn't seem like a big difference, then you are correct! Banana bread and banana cake are very similar. Apart from texture, the only other significant difference is in how they are baked and served. Banana cake is usually baked in a cake pan and topped with frosting. Banana bread is usually baked in a loaf pan and served without frosting.
Although, we certainly won't tell if you want to slather a layer of cream cheese frosting on top of a slice of banana bread. It sounds like a genius idea, actually.
How do you make cream cheese frosting?
This banana bread mix cake is delicious without frosting, but we certainly don't see anything wrong with adding some! We have a fantastic recipe for cream cheese frosting right here on RecipeLion. Check it out here!
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