Peanut Butter and Banana Cake with Strawberry Jam Filling

PB&J cake, anyone? Yes, your favorite childhood sandwich for lunch, snack, and, who are we kidding, dinner now comes in the form of a beautiful cake!

 This peanut butter and jam banana cake has all my favorite flavors wrapped into one delicious cake. This is a traditional layer cake, so it’s perfect for celebrating birthdays and really any occasion.

– 3 cups all-purpose flour (scoop and level to measure) – 1 tsp baking soda – 1/2 tsp salt – 1 1/2 cups mashed overripe bananas (from about 4 medium bananas) – 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened – 1/4 cup canola or vegetable oil – 1 cup granulated sugar – 1/2 cup packed light-brown sugar – 3 large eggs – 1 ½ tsp vanilla extract – 1/2 cups (350 ml) buttermilk


– 1 cup unsalted butter – 2 packages Cream Cheese (total weight for both- 452g), slightly softened – 6 cups powdered sugar – ½ teaspoon vanilla – ½ teaspoon salt – 1 1/2 cup Creamy Peanut Butter

For the Icing

This cake is moist and full of flavor. So instead of using your ripe bananas for the usual banana bread, which is still a great option!


Take things to another level and surprise your family with this elegant peanut butter and jam banana cake.