Roobios Banana Cake Recipe


Bananas and Rooibos...Oh my!

This moist delicious cake features bananas and rooibos, both healthy AND delicious. This cake didn't last long in this house. Hope you enjoy it!




  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 shots Rooibos Tea Espresso
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 large ripe bananas
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder


2 Tbsp butter
2-Inch of banana
pinch of salt
1/2 tsp lemon juice
1 1/4 icing sugar (aprox.)

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350F.
  2. Cream together room temperature butter, sugar, rooibos tea espresso, eggs, vanilla, and ripe bananas.
  3. In the meanwhile dissolve the baking soda into the sour cream till nearly doubled in volume. About 1-2 minutes.
  4. Add the sour cream to batter until all is a consistent mixture.
  5. Add flour and baking powder. Do not over mix.
  6. Spray a 9 inch circle cake pan and pour in the batter.  
  7. Bake for 50 minutes at 350F. Until cake test is done.
  8. Let cake cool and frost if desired.



  1. In a food processor process butter with banana until blended.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and process till smooth.
  3. Add extra sugar if frosting is too loose. 
  4. Frost cake when cool.