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Banana Bread Snack Cakes

 Banana Bread Snack Cakes
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
9 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling


  • 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 McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • Confectioners' sugar


  • 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.
  • 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.