This Zucchini Banana Cake is loaded with fruits and veggies. A layer of caramel frosting makes it an awesome way to eat green veggies.
Drop everything and run to the garden to grab a few of those green veggies that are taking over. Why? Because you need this cake in your life right away!!
Well, if you are gardening challenged like me, go ahead and run to the store to buy a few zucchinis. Thank goodness for farmers, right?
After making this Dark Chocolate Zucchini Bread the other day, I still had leftover shredded zucchini, so I did what any normal person would do. I headed back to the kitchen to bake something else.
It’s not normal for me to get stumped on making something dessert related. Let’s blame it on trying to eat extra healthy for a few days. Maybe it’s the lack of sugar in my system?
Finally after thinking about it for a little while, I decided we needed some sort of cake. Last year I made this Chocolate Chip Zucchini Cake that was so good, so I tweaked the recipe to make another version.
Usually I am all for getting all the chocolate into anything I bake, but this time I left that out and added some banana.
Holy freaking cow!!! I about died after taking one bite of cake. It was so good! I am officially calling this the best zucchini recipe I have ever made!
Ok, so that might be a little presumptuous to call this Zucchini Banana Cake the best, but trust me! Just make the cake and take a bite! You won’t be able to stop!
The soft homemade zucchini cake with a creamy caramel frosting is not something you can resist for very long.
But don’t take my word for it. Our oldest devoured an entire row of this cake in one afternoon. I think it’s safe to say he likes it! This cake keeps gets better the longer it sits. Three days later and we are still finding reasons to eat more. I say it “recipe testing”, and our son says it’s because he is a growing teenager.
Can this cake be part of my healthy eating since it has fruit and veggies in it? It would make me feel better about all the little bites I have taken recently.
How to make a Zucchini Banana Cake:
Beat the melted butter and sugars until it resembles a coarse “sand”. Add the banana, sour cream, egg, and vanilla and beat again.
Stir in the dry ingredients and the shredded zucchini. Pour into a greased pan and bake.
Whip together the frosting ingredients and spread it on top of the cooled cake. Store the cake in a covered container. That is if you have any left.
More Zucchini Recipes you will love:
- Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread
- Frosted Butterscotch Zucchini Bars
- Ultimate Chocolate Zucchini Bundt Cake
- Pineapple Zucchini Sheet Cake from Taste & Tell
- Zucchini Bundt Cake from Shugary Sweets
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Zucchini Banana Cake recipe and video: