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banana cake with vanilla frosting

Gluten-Free Banana Cake with Vanilla Frosting

This banana cake is moist and hearty. The cake itself is not too sweet so it pairs beautifully with the vanilla frosting.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Course Cakes
Cuisine Cakes
Servings 10 slices



  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour a 9-in round springform pan, set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine the almond flour, gluten-free flour, baking powder, ground cinnamon, and salt.
  • In a mixer bowl fitted with the paddle attachment, beat the butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Add the eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Add the vanilla extract, mix just to combine.
  • Next, add the mashed bananas and mix until well incorporated.
  • Alternatively add the dry ingredients and the greek yogurt, starting and ending with the dry. Mix until combined, be careful not to overmix.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan and bake for approximately 40-45 minutes, or until set and a toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. Allow to cool before removing from pan.
  • Once cake has completely cooled, make one batch of "Mom's Simple Vanilla Buttercream" (see link above.) Carefully frost the top of the cake. Store in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.


  • Make sure the gluten-free flour you use is a cup-4-cup flour. 
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