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gluten free banana cake

Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting (Gluten Free).

A moist and delicious gluten free banana cake topped with cream cheese frosting.

Course Dessert
Cuisine gluten free
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 390 kcal
Author Kelly Roenicke


For the cake:

For the frosting:


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.  Lightly grease a 9 inch square pan with oil.

  2. In a medium bowl, mix together the gluten free flour blend, baking soda, and sea salt. Set aside.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix together the organic canola oil, granulated sugar, and brown sugar.
  4. Add eggs, mashed bananas and vanilla extract, stirring until well blended. Mix in the dry ingredients and any nuts or chocolate chips if using.
  5. Pour batter into the baking pan and bake for approximately 35 minutes at 350 degrees.

  6. Let the cake cool fully, then make the cream cheese frosting.

  7. Beat the cream cheese and butter until fluffy.  Mix in the vanilla, then gradually add the confectioners' sugar while continuing to mix.

  8. Spread cream cheese frosting over the cooled cake. Store cake in the refrigerator.

Recipe Notes

If you need to make this egg free, use ⅓ cup unsweetened applesauce in place of the eggs.

Nutrition Facts
Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting (Gluten Free).
Amount Per Serving
Calories 390 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 58mg19%
Sodium 222mg10%
Potassium 147mg4%
Carbohydrates 49g16%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 31g34%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 430IU9%
Vitamin C 2.6mg3%
Calcium 42mg4%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.