Banana Snack Cake with Nutella Frosting

Here we go with the Nutella again!  Looks like Nutella is kind of a theme this week with my recipes, huh?  This time I created a tender-crumbed Banana Snack Cake with Nutella “Frosting.”  The cake itself is simple, and it’s delicious enough to eat on its own for snacking.  Nutella is optional, but a good dollop scooped on top is kind of a good idea if you enjoy the stuff.  It makes for a nice after-school snack.

Chocolate + Banana is a very good idea.

I shared this recipe on Parade Magazine‘s food blog.  The recipe can be found > HERE.

Other snack cakes on the blogs that look mighty good:
Pumpkin- Nutella Snack Cake by Two Peas and Their Pod 
Homemade Choco- Bliss Snack Cakes by Brown Eyed Baker 
Blackberry- Buttermilk Snacking Cake by The Amateur Gourmet 
Snickerdoodle Snack Cake by Barbara Bakes 
Chocolate Chip Snack Cake by Bake or Break 

Lori Lange of Recipe Girl

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  • Yvette Novak wrote:


    I made your Banana Snack Cake with Nutella Frosting this week.
    Wow, you were so right about that little bit of Nutella– Delish!

  • Donna @ The Slow Roasted Italian wrote:

    See I have one problem with Nutella…. Perhaps it is due to poor planning, but as soon as I open it up…. Its gone. hmmmm. This looks awesome. Heading over to Parade now.

  • Kelly wrote:

    I would have a hard time just eating one serving! Love the nutella frosting! 🙂

  • kirsten@FarmFreshFeasts wrote:

    Too bad I’ve already got the blueberry-raspberry muffin batter mixed up (ok, and no ripe-and-ready bananas either) because I think my kids would rather have this snack cake instead for after school snack.
    Thanks, Lori!

  • Amanda wrote:

    Making this recipe for Kevin will make me very popular! 🙂

  • Emily wrote:

    Can you tell me about the table runner?

    • Lori Lange wrote:

      It’s just a pretty, textured placemat. Not sure where I got it!

  • Tieghan wrote:

    I LOVE banana and this looks so good! I think i am going to turn into a banana!

  • Deborah wrote:

    I have been all about banana everything lately, and adding nutella just makes me want this more!!

  • Stephanie @ Eat. Drink. Love. wrote:

    I like that this is a snack cake as opposed to a regular cake. That means I can eat it for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

  • Jessica wrote:

    This looks SO amazing! But then again, you can count me in anytime banana and nutella are combined!! 😉

  • najwa kronfel wrote:

    How can one say no to such a delicious treat. I would do two dollops of nutella frosting 😉

  • peabody wrote:

    Two banana recipes in a row…I have a feeling you are like me and had a lot of bananas on the counter! Looks yummy!

  • wrote:

    I have nothing against Nutella but I think that banana cake would be delicious on its own without it!

    • Lori Lange wrote:

      And it definitely is!

  • Kate @ Only Cake Pops wrote:

    It is officially the Year of Nutella! It does go brilliantly with banana, though.

  • Lynna wrote:

    Nutella and bananas always go together in my book!

  • Joane wrote:

    I am always up for more nutella! This looks wonderful!

  • Georgia @ The Comfort of Cooking wrote:

    Now this is my kind of snack! These look so lovely and full of flavor. Thank you for sharing, Lori! So excited to meet you at the Ziplist meet up before BlogHer Food!

  • marcie@flavor the moments wrote:

    Oh, this looks so moist and delicious! I need to make this next time I have over-ripe bananas. That’s so cute your son has a RecipeBoy blog to follow in your footsteps!

  • Barbara @ Barbara Bakes wrote:

    Looks like a perfect after school snack. Thanks for linking to my Snickerdoodle Snack Cake.

  • Averie @ Averie Cooks wrote:

    I love that big blob of Nutella! And one can never have too many banana bread recipes!