Banana Buttermilk Bundt Cake

Banana Buttermilk Bundt Cake

Banana Buttermilk Bundt Cake - easy to make bundt cake made with ripe bananas, buttermilk, and vanilla, with lemon glaze on top. This banana cake is just like banana bread but made in a bundt pan.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 16 people
Calories 355 kcal
Author Julia


Banana Buttermilk Bundt Cake:

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter (2 sticks), softened
  • 1 3/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 ripe bananas
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk

Lemon Glaze:

  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice fresh


Banana Buttermilk Bundt Cake

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F. 

  2. In a bowl, mix flour, baking powder, and salt.

  3. In a separate bowl, beat the butter and sugar for about 3 minutes on high until the mixture becomes of lighter color. Add eggs and vanilla and continue beating on high for 3 more minutes until mixture is creamy and fluffy. Mash bananas with a fork and add to the mixture. Continue beating with mixer on high for 2 or 3 minutes until well blended.

  4. Add half of flour mixture to batter, beating on low speed until well combined, then add half of buttermilk, mix, then add the other half of flour mixture, beat until just combined, and then add the rest of buttermilk and mix to combine. Do not overmix.

  5. Grease bundt pan with Baker’s spray (the one with the flour). Spread cake batter into the pan just below the pan edges. Bake for about an hour. Test if cake is done, using toothpick, it should come out clean of batter if inserted in the middle.

  6. Let the cake cool for about 40 minutes, then invert the cake into a serving platter. If you have trouble releasing a cake from bundt pan, follow my very detailed instructions on how to release a cake from a bundt pan at the end of this post.

Lemon glaze

  1. Beat lemon juice and sugar on high until creamy and well blended. If you like a thicker glaze, use even less lemon juice than indicated.

  2. Spread the glaze over the cake, letting it pour down the sides.

Nutrition Facts
Banana Buttermilk Bundt Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 355 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 62mg 21%
Sodium 63mg 3%
Potassium 183mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 57g 19%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 39g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 8.6%
Vitamin C 3.7%
Calcium 4.7%
Iron 6.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.