Banana-Ginger Cake

Bananas and ginger, both popular ingredients in South Pacific foods, combine to flavor a moist, tender cake that can be served warm or cooled.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 55 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 9
 

Ingredients

Cake

3/4
cup sugar
1/4
cup margarine or butter, softened
3
medium bananas, mashed (1 1/2 cups)
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg
1 1/2
cups all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking powder
1
teaspoon baking soda
2
teaspoons ginger
2
tablespoons skim milk

Topping

1/3
cup frozen light whipped topping, thawed
1/8
teaspoon ginger
Dash nutmeg

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 9-inch square pan with nonstick cooking spray. In large bowl, combine sugar and margarine; beat until well blended. Add bananas, vanilla and egg; mix well.
  • 2 Add flour, baking powder, baking soda and 2 teaspoons ginger to margarine mixture; mix until moistened. Add milk; mix well. Pour into sprayed pan.
  • 3 Bake at 350°F. for 25 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool slightly.
  • 4 In small bowl, combine all topping ingredients; mix gently. Cut cake into squares; serve warm or cool topped with whipped topping mixture.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 9-inch square pan with nonstick cooking spray. In large bowl, combine sugar and margarine; beat until well blended. Add bananas, vanilla and egg; mix well.
  • 2 Add flour, baking powder, baking soda and 2 teaspoons ginger to margarine mixture; mix until moistened. Add milk; mix well. Pour into sprayed pan.
  • 3 Bake at 350°F. for 25 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool slightly.
  • 4 In small bowl, combine all topping ingredients; mix gently. Cut cake into squares; serve warm or cool topped with whipped topping mixture.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 serving
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
260mg
260%;
Total Carbohydrate
43g
43%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
23g
23%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 2 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.