Banana Nut Coffee Cake

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

Ingredients

6
tablespoons matzo cake meal*
2
tablespoons potato starch
1/4
teaspoon ground nutmeg
3
egg whites
1/2
cup sugar
2
egg yolks
1/2
cup mashed ripe bananas (about 1 1/2 small)
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
4
teaspoons grated lemon peel
3
tablespoons finely chopped walnuts
Powdered sugar

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 8-inch round cake pan with cooking spray. In small bowl, stir cake meal, potato starch and nutmeg until well mixed; set aside.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat egg whites with electric mixer on high speed until soft peaks form. Gradually beat in 1/4 cup of the sugar until stiff, but not dry, peaks form.
  • 3 In another small bowl, beat egg yolks slightly. Gradually beat in remaining 1/4 cup sugar on medium speed about 5 minutes or until mixture is thick, lemon-colored and forms a ribbon when beaters are lifted. Stir in bananas, oil and lemon peel.
  • 4 Fold banana mixture into beaten egg whites. Sift half of cake meal mixture over batter; gently fold in. Sift and fold in remaining cake meal mixture. Fold in walnuts. Spoon batter into sprayed pan, smoothing top.
  • 5 Bake 25 to 27 minutes or until golden brown and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Loosen from sides of pan with metal spatula; turn out onto cooling rack. Cool completely. To serve, cut into wedges; sprinkle with powdered sugar.

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Tips

Expert Tips

*If matzo cake meal is unavailable, process matzo meal in food processor bowl with metal blade until very fine.

From one lemon you get 2 to 3 teaspoons of peel.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
13%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
8%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
70mg
23%
Sodium
30mg
1%
Potassium
130mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
32g
11%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
20g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 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; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.