Easy Rice Cooker Banana Cake


Today, I am going to show you how to easily make a banana cake using a rice cooker. Yes, no baking, no oven.

Rice cooker is a very versatile kitchen equipment that literary every household should have. Not only it cooks rice to perfection (you must know the water-to-rice ratio of course), but it can also be used to make chicken rice, porridge, soup, desserts, stir-fry, or even as a hotpot.

How to make Easy Rice Cooker Banana Cake


for 4 servings

Main ingredients

  • 3 large ripe bananas
  • ½ cup melted butter
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1 ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • And some vegetable oil to coat the rice cooker’s pot


  1. In a mixing bowl, mash bananas. Do not over mash! Leaving small chunks are okay.
  2. Add butter, milk, vanilla extract and egg.
  3. Mix until well combined.
  4. Add flour, baking powder, brown sugar, cinnamon powder and salt.
  5. Mixed until the batter has a uniform and thick, creamy consistency. Do not over mix!
  6. Lightly coat rice pot with vegetable oil.
  7. Pour batter evenly into the rice pot.
  8. Start the cooker.
  9. Please take note: Some rice cookers may take more than one cooking cycles. Once your first cycle is completed, poke a toothpick into the center of the cake. If toothpick comes out clean, the cake is cooked. Otherwise, let cool for 5 minutes, and start the cooker one more time. Repeat the process until cake is cooked through.
  10. Let the cake cool completely before serving. Enjoy!