Banana Bread Crunch Cake

This recipe is great served warm for breakfast or dessert--whichever you prefer!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 9

Ingredients

Banana Bread

1
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
cup granulated sugar
1
teaspoon baking powder
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup butter, melted
1/2
cup milk
1
egg
1
teaspoon vanilla
2
medium bananas

Cobbler Crunch Topping

1/2
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1
cup quick-cooking or old-fashioned oats
1/8
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup butter, melted
1
cup Cinnamon Toast Crunch™ cereal
1/2
cup chopped pecans
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 9-inch square pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix 1 cup flour, the granulated sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Add 1/2 cup melted butter, the milk, egg and vanilla; mix well. Mash 1 banana (about 1/2 cup), and add to batter; mix well. Pour into pan. Cut remaining banana into 1/4-inch slices; place in single layer over batter.
  • 3 In medium bowl, mix 1/2 cup flour, the brown sugar, oats and 1/8 teaspoon salt. Stir in 1/2 cup melted butter. Add cereal and pecans; mix well. Sprinkle topping over banana slices.
  • 4 Bake 30 minutes. Remove from oven, loosely cover with foil. Bake 10 to 15 minutes longer or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Place on cooling rack; cool 15 minutes before serving. Serve with vanilla ice cream, if desired.

Expert Tips

If you want a little more crunch; sprinkle additional cereal over ice cream.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
540
(
Calories from Fat
240),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
27g
27%
(Saturated Fat
14g,
14%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
80mg
80%;
Sodium
370mg
370%;
Total Carbohydrate
67g
67%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
40g
40%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.