Gramma Bertha's Banana Cake

Gramma Bertha's Banana Cake


"This is my grandmother's recipe. It is very moist and tastes great plain or with cream cheese frosting."
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1 h 20 m servings 249 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 249 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 10.2 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 36.4g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 3.9 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 68 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium:
  • 145 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spray a 10 inch Bundt pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time. Beat in the sliced bananas, sour cream and baking soda. Beat in the flour. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack and cool completely.


  1. 166 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

As I was saying to a friend, any recipe made by someone named Bertha HAS to be made by me. It's GOT to be good. I did throw in a tsp. of baking powder and a half tsp. of salt. I didn't have qui...

Most helpful critical review

I found this recipe to use up bananas. It is a rich cake. I like it with a cup of coffee. Next time I make it I make it i will add a few chocolate chips or nuts.

As I was saying to a friend, any recipe made by someone named Bertha HAS to be made by me. It's GOT to be good. I did throw in a tsp. of baking powder and a half tsp. of salt. I didn't have qui...

My mother in law has a banana cake receipe that she is guarding like the family gold but my husband craves the stuff like a pregnant woman. So I came here looking for something that might tide ...

I'm a soft touch for recipes that have "Grandma's" in the title. Grandmas had the best recipes and they knew what the best was supposed to be because they all seemed to know what they were doing...

Note: With my changes I rate this recipe a 5 stars *****. With 10 bananas "past their prime" I was desperate to find a way to use them. This recipe fit the bill! This is definitely a cross betwe...

Wow Gramma Bertha - this is one heck of a banana cake! This definitely IS a cake which is fabulous because sometimes banana cakes tend to taste more banana bread. This recipe is so easy to put...

I really like this recipe and urge you guys to try it, but I cut down the sugar by a little since I don't like my cakes to be too sweet. Stick to the recipe closely and it will turn out fine. ...

This is a very good recipe for banana cake, my personal favorite...a handful of walnuts and chocolate chips will surely put you over the edge! If you add the chips, remember to coat them in a l...

made this cake souly on the remarks. it's was the best cake. very easy to make and not too many ingrediants. i added a tspn vanilla and 1/2 c. finely chopped walnuts and was extra good. used...

Good stuff. Real good. I'm always faced with bananas that are not eaten because they turn brown too quickly (nice & sweet, just not as pretty on the outside), so when I see a recipe that calls f...