Blog Hop – Homemade Banana Pudding Cake

August 14, 2011 · 27 comments

When I was a child, the theme in my room was Snoopy.  I had a comforter, stuffed toys, lamp, knick-knacks, clothes, stool, piggy bank (snoopy bank,) etc…you name I had it!  I even had a slushy maker that was Snoopy’s house, and I believe I may still have that.  So my childhood Birthday memory would be the Snoopy themed cakes.  The one shaped as Snoopy doing a happy dance was my most favorite.

Every Birthday, my mom would ask me, “what kind of cake do you want me to make for you?”   The answer was always, banana cake!

There are wonderful memories I have of my birthdays, but the cake seems to be the best memory.  I mean each toy, stuffed animal, special knick-knack, was lovely…..BUT let’s be real- cake, cake love, banana love!!!

Something about that moist, delicious cake that makes me break out in a happy dance!

While the cake was baking today, I was getting soooooo giddy!  Another happy dance happened tonight!

I adapted the recipe from several different ones I looked at.  So I am happy to say that for a first shot at a fun cake, creating my version of a childhood memory was successful!

Who wants to name all the main Snoopy characters?  *Raises Hand*… Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus, Sally, Peppermint Patty, Marcy, Schroeder, Woodstock, and of course Snoopy!  {AND no I did not look them up!}  I had them on my plate, bowl, and cup growing up, I ate off them everyday!

Okay, okay, on to cake love!

I am excited to be hosting a cake love blog hop with some beautiful food bloggers.  Because of my travels yesterday, well AGAIN I am late for the party….

Homemade Banana Pudding Cake

1/2 cup salted butter

2 eggs

1 cup mashed banana

1 cup white sugar

1/2 cup banana pudding

2 1/4 cups cake flour

2 tsp baking powder

1 tsp baking soda

1 tsp vanilla


Preheat oven to 350 degrees fahrenheit.

In medium bowl- cream together sugar, egg, and butter.  Then add mashed banana, vanilla, and pudding.

In separate bowl – mix flour, baking powder, and baking soda.  Add flour mixture to wet mixture.

In bundt pan, grease with butter, and dust lightly with flour. Evenly add batter to pan, bake for about 35-40 minutes depending on oven.

I felt like I was taken back in time with this cake, it is moist and delicious!

Note – Next time I will teach myself how to make homemade banana pudding.  For this recipe I used an instant pudding, but used almond milk instead of regular milk to mix the the pudding.

#cakelove bloghop

Please join in on the #cakelove fun by linking up any cake recipe from the month of August and vote for your favorite ones in the bloghop link.  Don’t forget to link back to this post, so that your readers know to come stop by the #cakelove event. The twitter hashtag is #cakelove in case you haven’t noticed already!

Co-hosted by: Bakerstreet, Bon a Croquer, Cooking With Books, Chef Pandita, Mis Pensamientos , Daily Palette , EA Stewart

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  • Marnely Rodriguez

    Oh my…god. Banana cake. You KNOW I am making this soon right!? How fun that you always had banana cake for special occasions!

    • Terra

      The Banana Cake was pretty delicious!  I say you NEED to make it ASAP you banana lover:-) Hugs, Terra

  • Yuri

    What a cutie, baby Terra :) I love how you know all the Snoopie characters by heart. Same happens to me with Sailor Moon, I was obsessed with those girls! I’ve never been able to eat a banana [too heavy on my stomach] but I do appreciate a slice of a good banana cake. This looks delicious :)

    • Terra

      Thank you Yuri for the lovely comment on my Banana Cake post! Hugs, Terra

  • Yummychunklet

    This looks and sounds like a great banana pudding cake! And, I just got a new bundt cake pan so I can’t wait to try it out with this cake!

    • Terra

      Thank you for the wonderful comment on my Banana Cake post, definitely a perfect time to enjoy that new pan! Hugs, Terra

  • The Daily Palette

    Here’s to Snoopy love!  I can never get tired of Snoopy.  We have to go to the museum in Santa Rosa.  Less than an hour away from me when you visit.

    You are so adorable then and now!

    • Terra

      Thank you Annapet for the sweet comment on my Banana Cake post!  I must visit the museum if it has Snoopy love! Hugs, Terra

  • EA Stewart

    LOVE your adorable picture!  I had a Snoopy electric toothbrush as well as a Snoopy snow cone maker.  Good memories :-)  Your cake looks delicious too-so glad you were able to recreate the cake of your childhood memories!

    • Terra

      You had a Snoopy electric toothbrush TOO!! I love how you had all the fun Snoopy toys too:-) Thank you for the lovely comment on my Banana Cake post!, Hugs, Terra

  • Junia @ Mis Pensamientos

    i love banana bread cake… adding pudding to any cake makes it soooo moist and delicious!!! ahhhh :D yay for #cakelove :)

    • Terra

      Yay for CakeLove!!! Thank you for the comment on my Banana Cake post! Hugs, Terra

  • Valerie Dubard

    Great proposition! I love bananas, and yours looks especially yummy! You look sweet on the pic too, a cutie!!

    • Terra

      Awww, merci beaucoup mon ami on the banana cake post:-) Hugs, Terra

  • tina@flourtrader

    Just the fact that this has banana pudding in it makes it a winner.  I am sure it is a very moist cake.  Bundt cakes are such a favorite of mine.  Nice cake lineup here.  thanks for sharing.

    • Terra

      Thank you for the wonderful comment on my Banana Post! The cake was really moist, and full of flavor:-) Hugs, Terra

  • Tiffany

    How crazy!!! I made a (vegan) banana split cake for my birthday!!!!!! Your banana pudding cake sounds (and looks) amazing! 

    • Terra

      Your Banana Split cake looked amazing!! We do have great minds, each of us making banana cake, love it:-)  Thank you for the lovely comment on my banana cake post! Hugs, Terra

  • Christine

    Looks wonderful. Love it.

    • Terra

      Thank you for the lovely comment on my Banana Cake post! Hugs, Terra

  • Kita

    they still make that slushy snoopy maker and boy let me tell you, it could use some updates! I remember trying so hard to grind the ice…. 

    Anyway! This cake sounds delicious. Bananas + pudding + cake = win. 

    • Terra

      LOL!  That made me giggle out loud, love that they still make the Snoopy slushy make!  I can’t believe with technology that the slushy maker is not computerized, LOL! Thank you for the wonderful comment on my Banana Cake post:-) Hugs, Terra

  • Elyse @The Cultural Dish

    Wow! I love this cake… great flavors!

    • Terra

      Thank you for the comment on my Banana cake post! Hugs, Terra

  • A Spoonful of Yumm

    i love bananas ! i can see why you were taken back in time with this delicious dessert ! looks lovely

    • Terra

      Thank you for the wonderful comment on my Banana Cake post! Hugs, Terra

  • Elizabeth fr Asianinamericamag

    Oh, I LOVE SNOOPY ! I always have and always will. I still watch the Charlie Brown TV Specials during the holidays ! My favorite is the Halloween one where they keep waiting in the pumpkin patch. Aren’t they hilarious? Anyway, I love this banana cake and your memories of it. So sweet! I’m # 30 (Choco Angel) in the blog hop. So nice to have been in it with you!

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