Banana Bread Crunch Cake

This recipe is great served warm for breakfast or dessert--whichever you prefer!

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 1 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 17
  • servings 9

Ingredients

Banana Bread

1
cup all-purpose flour
1
cup granulated sugar
1
teaspoon baking powder
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup butter, melted
1/2
cup milk
1
egg
1
teaspoon vanilla
2
medium bananas

Cobbler Crunch Topping

1/2
cup all-purpose flour
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1
cup quick-cooking or old-fashioned oats
1/8
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup butter, melted
1
cup Cinnamon Toast Crunch™ cereal
1/2
cup chopped pecans
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 9-inch square pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix 1 cup flour, the granulated sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Add 1/2 cup melted butter, the milk, egg and vanilla; mix well. Mash 1 banana (about 1/2 cup), and add to batter; mix well. Pour into pan. Cut remaining banana into 1/4-inch slices; place in single layer over batter.
  • 3 In medium bowl, mix 1/2 cup flour, the brown sugar, oats and 1/8 teaspoon salt. Stir in 1/2 cup melted butter. Add cereal and pecans; mix well. Sprinkle topping over banana slices.
  • 4 Bake 30 minutes. Remove from oven, loosely cover with foil. Bake 10 to 15 minutes longer or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Place on cooling rack; cool 15 minutes before serving. Serve with vanilla ice cream, if desired.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    540
    (
    Calories from Fat
    240),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    27g
    27%
    (Saturated Fat
    14g,
    14%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    80mg
    80%;
    Sodium
    370mg
    370%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    67g
    67%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    40g
    40%
    ),
    Protein
    5g
    5%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    20%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    25%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    4 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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