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Banana Cake

Banana Cake is a healthier version of the classic banana bread with whole wheat flour, and a greek yogurt cream cheese icing!
Yield 16 servings
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American


  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar , packed
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3 large bananas , very ripe, mashed
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 3 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 8 ounces lowfat cream cheese , softened
  • 1/4 cup nonfat greek yogurt
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract


  • Start off by preheating your oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Grease a 9x13 baking pan. Add flour as well, and make sure that the entire pan is covered by a thin layer.
  • Whisk together the oil, brown sugar, eggs, banana, vanilla extract and water until combined.
  • Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon then whisk it gently into the wet ingredients.
  • Pour into 9x13 baking pan and bake for 35-40 minutes or until the cake springs back when touched.
  • Once cooled add your cream cheese and yogurt to a stand mixer and cream well, then add in the powdered sugar and vanilla and beat until fluffy.
  • Spread evenly over the cake.


Calories: 237kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 206mg | Potassium: 173mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 125IU | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 1mg
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