Cranberry Banana Coffee Cake
Total TimePrep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min.
It is so good. The only downside is the instructions saying to bake 45-50 minutes. I put it in the oven for 40 minutes and checked it with 12 minutes left. It was done. Make sure you know your oven for sure. 9x13 should be 25-28 minutes tops. I am glad I pulled it out when I did. It is so good and so easy to make. On a side note. I grabbed what I thought was a half cup, but it was 2/3 cup. So There were extra pecans on top. Everyone liked that so I will keep doing that.
I did as the other reviewer and used quick oats in the topping since I had no nuts (and hubby doesn't like nuts IN his food). I thought the pan size would be too big since I've always made 8 x 8 coffee cakes, but it was just right. I used 3 bananas since the 2 old ones I was saving in the fridge were small. Now I have to eat the rest of the cranberry sauce out of the can :).
This recipe was just what I was looking for to use up that can of cranberry sauce in the pantry. This was very tasty! The only thing I changed was instead of the nuts I used the same amount of quick cooking oats since my kids are not big fans of nuts, this worked just fine. My kids ate it up and my Husband and I enjoyed it with coffee.
No comment left