Banana Snack Bread

Total Time
55 min
20 min
35 min
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.



4 medium, very ripe, unpeeled

Plain fat free yogurt

1 cup(s)

unpacked light brown sugar

4 Tbsp

unsalted butter

3 Tbsp, softened


1 large

vanilla extract

2 tsp

white all-purpose flour

1½ cup(s)

baking powder

1 tsp

baking soda

1 tsp

ground cinnamon

1¼ tsp

table salt

¼ tsp

chopped walnuts

¼ cup(s), toasted

powdered sugar

2 tsp


  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 yogurt, 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 center 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

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