Streusel-Topped Fruit Brunch Cake

Treat your family to this delicious fruit cake that’s made and topped with Chex® cereal - ready in an hour.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 60 min
  • Servings 12

Cake

2
cups Wheat Chex™ or Multi-Bran Chex™ cereal
1 1/2
cups orange juice
1/4
cup canola oil
1
egg, slightly beaten
2
small bananas, thinly sliced
1
cup all-purpose flour
1/2
cup whole wheat flour
3/4
cup granulated sugar
1/2
cup raisins, if desired
1
teaspoon baking soda
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon salt

Streusel Topping

1/2
cup Wheat Chex™ or Multi-Bran Chex™ cereal
1/2
cup chopped nuts, if desired
1/3
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom and sides of 9-inch square pan with shortening or cooking spray. In large bowl, mix 2 cups cereal and the orange juice; let stand about 2 minutes or until cereal is soft.
  • 2 Stir oil, egg and bananas into cereal mixture. Stir in remaining cake ingredients. Spread in pan.
  • 3 Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until top springs back when touched lightly in center. Meanwhile, place 1/2 cup cereal in resealable food-storage plastic bag or between sheets of waxed paper; coarsely crush with rolling pin. In small bowl, mix crushed cereal and remaining topping ingredients until crumbly.
  • 4 When cake is done, set oven control to broil. Sprinkle topping evenly over warm cake. Broil with top about 5 inches from heat for 1 to 2 minutes or until bubbly (watch carefully to avoid burning).

Expert Tips

Fortified whole-grain cereals, like Chex® cereals, are a great source of vitamins and minerals, including iron--no cooking needed! This moist cake makes a terrific breakfast or brunch for family and friends.

Whole Grain Serving: 1/2

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
280
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
340mg
340%;
Total Carbohydrate
50g
50%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
25g
25%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
30%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.