Lyndsay Burginger

The Coffee Lover’s Banana Cake

The Coffee Lover's Banana Cake

Lisa, one of our readers from Florida, submitted this delicious Banana Cake recipe for us to try. The secret: brewed coffee!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 10 servings


  • 2 bananas
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brewed coffee, cooled
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon


  • Preheat your oven to 350ºF and grease a loaf pan with cooking spray. Set aside.
  • In a medium bowl mash bananas. Whisk in melted butter, sugar, brewed coffee and eggs until combined. Set aside.
  • In a medium bowl whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and cinnamon. Add the wet ingredients to the dry and stir with a wooden spoon to combine. Pour into the loaf pan and bake until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  • Let the cake cool in the pan for 10 minutes then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely. Serve.


This banana cake can be dairy-free if you substitute the butter for canola oil.
Remove the cake from the loaf pan before cooled completely to prevent the cake from getting stuck.

Original Recipe: Lisa Burginger, Palm Coast, Florida

This recipe was submitted by Lisa Burginger of Palm Coast, Florida. While living in New York, Lisa remembers her Aunt Sadie would always make her famous banana cake. It was a family favorite and every time Aunt Sadie made the trip from California to New York Lisa and her brother Mike could count on this fun and flavorful treat.