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This banana coffee cake recipe is bursting with banana flavor! It's topped off with an extra thick layer of streusel!

Banana Coffee Cake

Wait until you try a bite of this banana cake recipe! It’s loaded with banana flavor and has the best extra thick layer of streusel on top! 
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword easy breakfast recipes, easy cake recipes, kid-friendly recipes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 308kcal


For the streusel:

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 1 1/4 cups flour

For the cake:

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoons baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 /2 cup butter, room temperature 1 stick
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 overripe bananas about 12 ounces
  • Powdered sugar for topping


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9x9 baking dish with non-stick spray.
  • To prepare the streusel, stir together the sugars, cinnamon, salt, and melted butter in a medium mixing bowl until well combined.
  • Stir in the flour. Set aside while you prepare the cake batter.
  • Add the flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt to a large mixing bowl and whisk to combine.
  • Add the sugars and butter to a medium mixing bowl and beat with a mixer until light and fluffy.
  • Mash the bananas until smooth with a fork. Add to the sugar and butter along with the egg and stir until just combined.
  • Add the banana mixture to the flour mixture and stir until just combined.
  • Spread cake batter into prepared pan.
  • Take the streusel topping in your hands and press together to form large crumbs. Top the cake with the streusel. It will seem like too much, but use it all for the best streusel experience.
  • Bake for 25 minutes or until a tester inserted in the middle comes out mostly clean.
  • Cool completely.
  • Sprinkle the top with powdered sugar before serving.



Calories: 308kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 245mg | Potassium: 191mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 280IU | Vitamin C: 2.6mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 1.7mg