Cinnamon Banana Cake


Cinnamon Banana Cake

EDR Cinnamon Banana Cake
1 (2-inch) piece
22 Min

Turn your ripe bananas into this delectably moist Cinnamon Banana Cake, perfect for any special occasion or any night of the week! Low-fat yogurt helps keep fat and calories low, while keeping flavor and nutrition high!

What You'll Need

  • 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt
  • 2 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

What to Do

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Coat an 8-inch square baking dish with cooking spray.

  2. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt; mix well. Add the yogurt, bananas, oil, egg, and vanilla; mix until well blended, then spread into the baking dish.

  3. Bake for 22 to 25 minutes, or until golden and a wooden toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

  4. Let cool, then cut into squares.



Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 16

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 114
  • Calories from Fat 21
  • Total Fat 2.4g 4 %
  • Saturated Fat 0.5g 2 %
  • Trans Fat 0.0g 0 %
  • Protein 2.5g 5 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 12mg 4 %
  • Sodium 227mg 9 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 21g 7 %
  • Dietary Fiber 0.9g 3 %
  • Sugars 10g 0 %

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Can a different flavor yogurt be used? Say, peach? Also what kind of yogurt? Greek? regular?

Hello! Yes, any flavor of yogurt can be used, and any kind of yogurt can be used. Test kitchen used a lowfat yogurt to cut back on fat content, but if you prefer more protein, then use greek yogurt or less sugar then use a low sugar yogurt.

How much banana exactly? Bananas come in different sizes. How much in this recipe? 1 cup? 1/2 cup? ???

Bananas do come in different sizes and if Test Kitchen suggests 1 large banana then the recipe must definitely need that amount of banana for moistness and flavor. If Test KItchen suggests 1 banana without stating size, then it doesn't matter the size because the recipe will work no matter if alittle extra banana is used or not. Mashed bananas in our baked goods are used for sweetness, moistness, and flavor. In general, 1 small banana equals about 1/3 cup, 1 medium banana equals about 1/2 cup, and 1 large banana equals about 3/4 cup mashed. Hope this helps. :)

Very good. I had to bake mine for an extra 25 minutes. Just kept adding 5 mins. at a time.

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can i used low fat milk intead of low fat vanilla yogurt?

We haven't tried it with low-fat milk, but because the consistency of milk is looser than yogurt, we're not sure that this will work. If you do try it, please let us know how it turned out!

I'm thinking of topping it with sugar-free cool whip.


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