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Banana snack bread

6
6
6
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
55 min
Prep
20 min
Cook
35 min
Serves
9
Difficulty
Easy
Lots of bananas in this cake make it super-moist. The bananas are baked in their skins for a few minutes to bring out their natural sweetness.

Ingredients

Banana(s)

4 medium, very ripe, unpeeled

Plain fat free yogurt

1 cup(s)

Unpacked light brown sugar

4 tbsp(s)

Unsalted butter

3 tbsp(s), softened

Egg(s)

1 large

Vanilla extract

2 tsp(s)

White all-purpose flour

1½ cup(s)

Baking powder

1 tsp(s)

Baking soda

1 tsp(s)

Ground cinnamon

1¼ tsp(s)

Table salt

¼ tsp(s)

Walnut(s)

¼ cup(s), chopped, toasted

Powdered sugar (icing sugar)

2 tsp(s)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 F. Coat a 9 x 9-inch metal baking pan with cooking spray.
  2. Place bananas on a baking sheet; bake until peels are deep golden, 10 minutes. Let bananas cool slightly; slice peel open. Scoop out banana flesh into a medium bowl; mash. Add yogourt, brown sugar, butter, egg and vanilla to bowl; whisk to blend.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt until blended.
  4. Add banana mixture to flour mixture; stir just until combined. Pour into prepared baking pan; sprinkle on walnuts.
  5. Bake until toothpick inserted in centre of cake comes out clean, 22-25 minutes.
  6. Let cool on wire rack 10 minutes and then remove from pan; cool completely.
  7. Dust with powdered sugar; cut into 9 pieces.
  8. Serving size: 1 piece