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Banana Bread Snack Cakes Recipe

Banana Bread Snack Cakes Recipe

This cake doesn't need any frosting—just a dusting of powdered sugar. Guests are always amazed that I made this treat from scratch.—Denise Loewenthal, Hinckley, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling YIELD:9 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/3 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 1 small)
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Confectioners' sugar

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, combine flour and baking soda. In another bowl, whisk the brown sugar, water, banana, oil and vanilla. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Transfer to a greased 8-in. square baking dish.
  • 2. Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Dust with confectioners' sugar. Cut into squares. Yield: 9 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe does not use eggs.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 0 calories, 0g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 0mg sodium, 0g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 0g protein

Reviews for Banana Bread Snack Cakes

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 28, 2015

"So easy to put together. I added some mini chocolate chips to mine. Just delicious. I like the idea of substituting buttermilk for the water. I will try that next time..but quite good the way the recipe is written."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 1, 2015

"This recipe is nice and easy to mix together. It's a great cake to make for busy week nights, or whenever you need a treat that comes together quickly. I like to add some chopped nuts to the batter, as well for added cruch and flavor."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 4, 2013

"I must admit the only reason I tried this recipe was because I was out of eggs! Now, it is a keeper. A great combination between cake and bread. Since I had buttermilk on hand I used that instead of the water. A great recipe that we will be making for years to come. The first time I made these out of necessity now I make them because they are so well loved!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 26, 2012

"I have been making this for years. When my now 12th grader was in 4th grade, he loved it so much, he asked me to make it for every potluck at school. I was asked my many parents for the recipe."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 12, 2011

"This is definitely a keeper! I'm always looking for recipes that make a smaller amount (for 2). More than that, this cake is moist and sweet, and you can taste the banana! In lieu of the canola oil, you can always substitute it with 1/3 cup applesauce to make this a completely fat-free cake, with all the moist flavor and goodness! For a finished dessert, I might frost it very lightly with my caramel icing. A KEEPER!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 12, 2011

"This is definitely a keeper! I'm always looking for recipes that make a smaller amount (for 2). More than that, this cake is moist and sweet, and you can taste the banana! In lieu of the canola oil, you can always substitute it with 1/3 cup applesauce to make this a completely fat-free cake, with all the moist flavor and goodness! A KEEPER!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 16, 2011

"My husband really enjoyed the cake. He liked it better than my banana bread recipe. He said he could taste the banana in it."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 29, 2011

"Delicious tasting, dense cake. I missed my deserts and finally found one without eggs or butter for that matter. Wonderful with a warm tea or coffee. This will become one of my regular deserts from now on.

For a change, add chocolate or cinammon or apples for that matter. All would be good I'm sure.
Thanks for sharing and share others like this is you have any such deserts."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 21, 2011

"Very nice, not too sweet, recipe."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 13, 2011

"I like this more than a lot of banana bread recipes I've tried. This is a major hit with my family. :)"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 7, 2011

"I hesitated to make this cake at first. Finally I had only one really ripe banana. I added about 1/2c. raisins. This is a keeper. Hubby and I liked it better than banana bread and muffins."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 15, 2011

"My son has a lot of food allergies. Soy, Eggs, Peanuts and treenuts. Finding treats for him is always a struggle and he often feel left out. This cake recipes is one of his favorites and provides a great birthday cake for all to enjoy!! He actually Begs me to make it everytime our bananas get ripe! LOL!!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 15, 2011

"My son has a lot of food allergies. Soy, Eggs, Peanuts and treenuts. Finding treats for him is always a struggle and he often feel left out. This cake recipes is one of his favorites and provides a great birthday cake for all to enjoy!! He actually Begs me to make it everytime our bananas get ripe! LOL!!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 18, 2011

"I doubled this recipe and baked it in a 9x13 pan. I let it cook 40 minutes which was still not enough time; it needed longer. You have to definitely check it with a toothpick so the middle will be cooked through. I used very ripe bananas and it had a strong banana taste. It was ok warm. My family thinks it would taste better cooled. It doesn't need the powdered sugar; it's sweet enough."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 13, 2010

"This is very tasty, with a good texture. My grandson is allergic to eggs so this is super for him, and he just loves it. I used buttermilk instead of water. It is great both ways. Now I have something to do with that one banana that is always too ripe to eat! i have made it over and over as we all like it."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 2, 2010

"This is a frequent after-school snack. I omit the dusting of powdered sugar-the kids enjoy it without. I also use 1 cup all-purpose and 2/3 cup whole wheat flour."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 24, 2010

"loved it!!!! thank you to whoever posted the weight watchers points!! this was excellent! Even my husband who doesn't like sweets asked for more!!!!!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 7, 2010

"my grandchildren just love it, its very moist and tasty"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 22, 2009

"I don't know the nutritional information, but it is 6 Weith Watchers points."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 12, 2008

"This Banana Cake is delicious and easy to make, but would be nice if there is nutritional information posted.. :)"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 27, 2008

"could you give the nutritional info on this recipe? my e-mail address is egehlsen@msn.com thanks in advance"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 26, 2008

"I made this snack cake this morning and it taste great.And it took no time at all to mix up. This is my kind of recipe.

grandmacy"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 25, 2008

"I just wondered if there is supposed to be an egg added."

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