Pudding banana cake recipe from the 70s

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Jell-O Pudding Banana Cake: So deliciously moist, you’ll go bananas (1976)

It’s easy to slip on a banana cake; it can turn out too dry. But when you make it with Jell-O Brand Banana Creme Pudding, it’ll be extra moist, extra rich in banana flavor, and extra delicious. Just follow this easy recipe. And you’ll be Top Banana around your home in no time.

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Pudding banana cake recipe

Banana pudding cake

Banana pudding cake

Yield: 12 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Additional Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 40 minutes


  • 1 or 2 small, ripe bananas
  • 1 package (2-layer size) yellow cake mix
  • 1 package (4-serving size) Jell-O Banana Creme or Vanilla Instant Pudding and Pie Filling mix
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped nuts (optional)


  1. Slice bananas into a large mixer bowl; beat until well mashed.
  2. Add remaining ingredients.
  3. Blend; then beat at medium speed of an electric mixer for 2 minutes.
  4. Pour into a well-greased and floured 10-inch tube or Bundt pan.
  5. Bake at 350 F for 60 to 70 minutes.
  6. Cool in pan for at least 15 minutes.
  7. Remove from pan; finish cooling on rack.
  8. Sprinkle with confectioners’ sugar if desired.


Note: Cake can be baked in a 13x9-inch pan for 50 to 55 minutes.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 324Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 63mgSodium: 412mgCarbohydrates: 49gFiber: 2gSugar: 24gProtein: 6g

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