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Caramel Banana Bundt Cake

Caramel Banana Bundt Cake

Looking for a way to use up those overripe bananas (that isn’t banana bread)? Then this caramel banana bundt cake should be on your to-try list (and if banana cake isn’t your thing, then I’ll have some other ideas for you and those bananas later this week). It is super duper moist and has  great banana flavor. You can also throw in a handful or two of chocolate chips, and you’ll have a delicious banana split bundt cake.

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Caramel Banana Bundt Cake

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c . butter , softened
  • 1/2 c . plain , non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1 c . brown sugar
  • 3/4 c . granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 ½ c . low-fat buttermilk
  • 2 tsp . vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ c . mashed ripe bananas
  • 3 ½ c . all-purpose flour
  • 1 ½ tsp . baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp . salt
  • 1 c . salted caramel sauce , plus extra for drizzling
  • 1 c . chopped pecans (optional)

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 325 F. Generously grease and flour a 12-cup bundt pan.
  2. Beat together butter, yogurt, and sugars until well-combined.
  3. Add the eggs, beating in one at a time.
  4. Stir in the buttermilk, vanilla, and mashed bananas.
  5. Add the flour, baking soda, and salt.
  6. Pour half batter into the prepared pan.
  7. Top with half of the caramel sauce.
  8. Pour remaining batter over caramel.
  9. Add the remaining caramel, and lightly swirl batter and caramel with a knife.
  10. Bake for 50-60 minutes, or until the centers are set and a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  11. Cool pan on a rack for 10 minutes.
  12. Run a thin knife between the cake and sides of the pan before trying to release from pan.
  13. Drizzle cooled cake with caramel, and sprinkle with pecans, if using, before serving.

Caramel Banana Bundt Cake

adapted from The Kitchn

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19 Comments

  • Reply
    Winnie
    December 1, 2014 at 3:42 pm

    This is such a delicious looking cake!!
    Pinning

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      Kate
      December 2, 2014 at 11:43 pm

      Thanks! =)

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    Trish - Mom On Timeout
    July 29, 2013 at 8:27 pm

    Thanks so much for sharing Kate! Featuring this Wednesday :)

    • Reply
      kateheartseating
      July 31, 2013 at 12:23 am

      Yay!! Thanks so much, Trish!! That’s awesome! =)

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    Karly
    July 27, 2013 at 6:28 pm

    This cake is gorgeous and the banana and caramel make it irresistible! Thanks for linking up with What’s Cookin’ Wednesday!

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      kateheartseating
      July 27, 2013 at 11:29 pm

      Thanks so much, Karly!! That’s so nice of you to say! And thanks so much for hosting each week!! =)

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    Trish - Mom On Timeout
    July 25, 2013 at 5:24 pm

    Love this Kate! Pinned and shared on Facebook :)

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      kateheartseating
      July 26, 2013 at 10:07 am

      Thank you so much, Trish!! I really appreciate the shares! =)

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    Carrie @ Frugal Foodie Mama
    July 24, 2013 at 7:05 pm

    Kate! I love this bundt cake and SO pretty! :)
    Thank you for sharing at Marvelous Mondays this week.

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      kateheartseating
      July 25, 2013 at 1:01 am

      Thanks so much, Carrie! And thanks for hosting!! =)

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    Shana Norris
    July 24, 2013 at 1:08 pm

    This looks like a perfect use for the overripe bananas we always seem to have on hand. Banana bread gets kinda boring :) Pinning to my “Yum: Cakes” board.

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      kateheartseating
      July 25, 2013 at 12:58 am

      Thanks for pinning! I love banana bread, but, yeah, sometimes you just need something else to make! I hope you enjoy the cake!! =)

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    Shannon {Cozy Country Living}
    July 22, 2013 at 11:02 pm

    Yum! I have some ripe bananas- so I will definitely be trying this soon:) Perfect with coffee in the morning!

    • Reply
      kateheartseating
      July 24, 2013 at 12:18 pm

      I hope you enjoy it!! We always seem to end up with overripe bananas around our house! =)

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    Cathy
    July 21, 2013 at 11:15 pm

    This looks so good! Pinning!
    I would love for you to share and link up at my weekly TGIF Link Party if you haven’t already this week. Your favorite posts, most popular, recent or new! The party is open every Thursday night and closes Tuesday’s at midnight. Followed by (Not SO) Wordless Wednesday! http://apeekintomyparadise.blogspot.com/.
    I would be honored if you join us and follow to stay connected Have a wonderful week!
    Hugs, Cathy

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      kateheartseating
      July 22, 2013 at 11:14 am

      Thanks so much!! =)

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    Julie @ This Gal Cooks
    July 21, 2013 at 10:00 pm

    This looks oh so delicious, Kate! Pinning and sharing on Facebook and Twitter. Thanks for sharing at Marvelous Mondays!

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      kateheartseating
      July 21, 2013 at 11:19 pm

      Thanks so much, Julie!! I appreciate the shares, and thanks for hosting! =)

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    Lindsay @ Life, Love and Sugar
    July 18, 2013 at 9:01 am

    You have combined two of my favorite things – caramel and banana! I desperately want a piece of this! Yum!

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