The Ultimate Banana Nut Coconut Cake Recipe

Are you looking for the perfect dessert that combines the flavors of banana, nut, and coconut? Look no further than this delicious Banana Nut Coconut Cake! With a tender and moist cake base, a rich cream cheese frosting, and a delicious blend of coconut and chopped nuts, this cake is the perfect treat for any occasion.

What You Need To Make Banana Nut Coconut Cake Recipe

Banana Nut Coconut Cake
  • sugar
  • butter
  • egg
  • bananas
  • flour
  • baking soda
  • buttermilk
  • vanilla extract
  • chopped pecans
  • coconut
  • Nut Frosting
  • softened
  • sugar
  • chopped pecans
  • shredded coconut
Banana Nut Coconut Cake

How To Make Banana Nut Coconut Cake

Jennifer Tirrell
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 45 minutes
Course Cake
Cuisine American
Servings 12
Calories 708 kcal


  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 1 ½ cups white sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup shredded coconut


  • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour two 9-inch round cake pans or one 9x13-inch pan.
  • In a medium bowl, cream together white sugar and 1/2 cup of unsalted butter. Mix in eggs and 3 mashed bananas.
  • Sift together flour and baking soda in a separate bowl.
  • Add the flour mixture to the creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk, mixing well after each addition.
  • Blend in 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract. Fold in 1 cup of chopped pecans and 1 cup of shredded coconut.
  • Pour the batter into prepared pans.Bake in the preheated oven until a tester inserted in the center comes out clean, about 45 minutes.Cool completely on wire racks.
Keyword Coconut Cake

Pro Tips for Making Banana Nut Coconut Cake

Banana nut coconut cake is a delicious and satisfying dessert that can be enjoyed any time of the day. It is perfect for any occasion and can be made with simple and easy-to-find ingredients. If you are a fan of bananas, nuts, and coconut, this cake is definitely for you. In this article, we will provide you with some tips and tricks to make the best banana nut coconut cake possible.

Decorating Tips

  • Frost the cake with cream cheese frosting or a simple dusting of powdered sugar.
  • Top with additional shredded coconut and chopped nuts for an extra crunch.
  • Serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a sweet and creamy treat.


Making a banana nut coconut cake is easy and fun. With a few simple ingredients and some basic kitchen tools, you can have a delicious and satisfying dessert in no time. Whether you are a seasoned baker or a beginner, this cake is sure to be a hit with family and friends. So why not try making one today and enjoy the sweet taste of bananas, nuts, and coconut in every bite?

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I'm Jennifer Tirrell, a self-taught baker, and founder of CakeRe. As an experienced baker and recipe publisher, I have spent over a decade working in the kitchen and have tried and tested countless baking tools and products. From classic cakes to creative twists, I've got you covered. So grab your apron and let's get baking!

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