We’ve updated our Privacy Policy. Please note we also have new Legal Terms which require all disputes related to the purchase or use of any General Mills product or service to be resolved through binding arbitration. For more information on these changes, please click here.

IMPORTANT:  We have a new Privacy Policy and Legal TermsLearn more.

Banana Snack Cake

Have ripe bananas? Turn them into a delicious cake baked with chocolate and nuts. Perfect dessert for a crowd!

(2)
(2)
Save and Share
  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 16
 

Ingredients

1
cup sugar
1
cup butter or margarine, softened
2
eggs
1/2
cup buttermilk
1
cup mashed ripe bananas (2 medium)
1
teaspoon vanilla
2
cups all-purpose flour
1
cup quick-cooking oats
1 1/2
teaspoons baking soda
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
cup semisweet chocolate chips (6 oz)
1/2
cup chopped nuts

SAVE ON THIS RECIPE!

LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9-inch pan with shortening or cooking spray. In large bowl, mix sugar, butter and eggs with spoon until combined. Stir in buttermilk, bananas and vanilla until well blended.
  • 2 Stir in flour, oats, baking soda and salt until well combined. Fold in chocolate chips. Spread batter evenly in pan. Sprinkle nuts evenly over top.
  • 3 Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Serve warm or cool.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9-inch pan with shortening or cooking spray. In large bowl, mix sugar, butter and eggs with spoon until combined. Stir in buttermilk, bananas and vanilla until well blended.
  • 2 Stir in flour, oats, baking soda and salt until well combined. Fold in chocolate chips. Spread batter evenly in pan. Sprinkle nuts evenly over top.
  • 3 Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Serve warm or cool.

EXPERT TIPS

toggle

Expert Tips

The flavor secret to this yummy cake is very ripe bananas. To speed the ripening, place the bananas in a perforated brown paper bag.

Nutritional information

toggle

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
340
(
Calories from Fat
170),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
18%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
55mg
55%;
Sodium
290mg
290%;
Total Carbohydrate
39g
39%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
20g
20%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.