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A slice of banana crumb cake with icing

Banana Bread Crumb Cake

  • Author: Shelly
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 50 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Category: Cake
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: Breakfast


This Banana Bread Crumb Cake recipe is made with moist and tender banana bread layers filled and topped with a perfectly irresistible buttery streusel crumb. An easy cake recipe that you’ll love to enjoy for breakfast, brunch, or even dessert!




  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1/2 cup butter, room temperature
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 cup milk

Crumb Filling/Topping:

  • 1 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 2 cups light brown sugar
  • 2 cups all purpose flour

*optional glaze

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 12 tablespoons milk


  1. Cake: Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat a 9×13 baking dish with baking spray, set aside
  2. In a medium bowl whisk together flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl stir together the mashed bananas, butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla until mixed well.
  4. Add in the flour mixture and milk in alternating portions and stir until combined. Set batter aside while you make your crumb mixture.
  5. Crumb Filling/Topping: In a large bowl combine the cold, cubed butter, light brown sugar, and flour using a fork or pastry cutter until a coarse crumb forms.
  6. Assemble: Pour 1/2 of the batter into the prepared pan. Top with 1/3 of the crumb mixture. Cover the filling with the remaining batter and then top with remaining crumb mixture.
  7. Bake for 50-55 minutes until the center is set and a toothpick comes out clean.
  8. If desired mix powdered sugar and milk together and drizzle on top of slightly cooled cake.
  9. Can be served warm or at room temperature.


Can be served room temperature or warm.

Store airtight for up to 2 days.


  • Serving Size: 1 slice
  • Calories: 658
  • Sugar: 69.8 g
  • Sodium: 229.1 mg
  • Fat: 24.3 g
  • Carbohydrates: 106.3 g
  • Protein: 6.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 92.5 mg

Keywords: easy crumb cake, breakfast baking, banana crumb cake

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