Butterscotch Banana Cake

Level: Intermediate
Prep Time: 20 min
Cook Time: 38 min
Cooling Time: 20 min
Yields: 12 to 16 servings


This banana cake has something extra special inside and out -- sweet butterscotch. Try it for dessert tonight or for your next party.


  • 1 2/3 cups (11-oz. pkg.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Butterscotch Flavored Morsels, divided
  • 1 pkg. (18.5 oz) yellow cake mix
  • 4 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup or 2 medium mashed ripe bananas
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar


PREHEAT oven to 375° F. Grease 10-cup Bundt or round tube pan.

MICROWAVE 1 1/3 cups morsels in medium, uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) power for 1 minute; STIR. The morsels may retain some of their original shape. If necessary, microwave at additional 10 to 15-second intervals, stirring just until morsels are melted. Combine cake mix, eggs, bananas, vegetable oil, water and granulated sugar in large mixer bowl. Beat on low speed until moistened. Beat on high speed for 2 minutes. Stir 2 cups batter into melted morsels. Alternately spoon batters into prepared baking pan.

BAKE for 35 to 45 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in cake comes out clean. Cool in pan for 20 minutes; invert onto wire rack to cool completely.

PLACE remaining morsels in small, heavy-duty plastic bag. Microwave on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) power for 30 seconds; knead. Microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, kneading until smooth. Cut tiny corner from bag; squeeze to drizzle over cake.

Butterscotch Banana Cake

by A. ANGELA , OWASSO, OK on Nov. 2010

This is one of the most awesome cakes Ive ever tasted!!

Butterscotch Banana Cake

by A. ANGELA , OWASSO, OK on Nov. 2010

This is one of the best tasting cakes Ive ever made!


by B. Becky , Lagrange, KY on Jan. 2010

I loves this recipe, I made it to take to a friend's house for dinner and also for Thanksgiving week and it was a hit both times!

Butterscotch Banana Cake

by J. Janice , Wichita, KS on Dec. 2009

This is an excellent recipe. My grandson loved this cake. Made it twice for him.

Butterscotch Banana Cake

by K. Kim , on Sep. 2009

Tasty. Not overpowering with butterscotch flavoring.

Best ever butterscotch banana cake

by D. Debra , kennewick, WA on Sep. 2009

this is the best ever banana cake my family is still raving about it. So moist and could really taste the banana!

Butterscott Banana Cake

by C. Cindy , on Sep. 2009

Truly yummy. Will be on my comfort food list from now on.

Great Twist for Banana Cake

by D. Diane , Livingston, WI on Sep. 2009

I'm not sure that I can add much to the other reviews, but we enjoy this cake so much I wanted to let others know. This is a very easy recipe and is truly a great flavor combination. It is a nice change from chocolate once in a while.

Butterscotch Banana Cake

by J. Jan , NV on Sep. 2009

This was really yummy. My kids loved it too. I added frosting to the top.

butterscotch banana cake

by T. Tracy , Atoka, TN on Aug. 2009

great idea always trying to find something to do with my bananas before they ruin. only thing i do with them is banana's and wafers or peanut butter and banana sandwiches. so thanks for the recipe