Banana and cinnamon cake

  • Servings : 12 slices
  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Cook Time : 50m
  • Ready In : 1:10 h
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If you like cakes with fruit, you must try this delicious banana and cinnamon cake. The fusion of these two ingredients is perfect! It’s a simple cake, with excellent presentation, ideal to serve in a snack or for breakfast.

Banana and cinnamon cake | Food From Portugal
Banana and cinnamon cake | Food From Portugal

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  • 2 medium bananas
  • 1/2 tablespoon cinnamon powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 125 grams (4 1/2 ounces) yogurt
  • 150 grams (2/3 cup) granulated sugar
  • 200 grams (1 1/2 cups) all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder


    Step 1

    1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF). Grease a loaf tin (24 x 10 centimeters with 7 centimeters high (9 1/2 x 4-inch with 2 3/4-inch-high)) with margarine and dust with some flour.

    Step 2

    1. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the eggs and the sugar until obtain a creamy mixture. Place the bananas cut into pieces, the yogurt, and the cinnamon in a blender and blend on high until creamy. Add the banana mixture to the eggs and sugar mixture and mix for 3 to 4 minutes until it’s nicely incorporated. Reduce the mixer speed to low, add the flour mixed with the baking powder and beat until obtain a creamy and homogeneous mixture.

    Step 3

    1. Pour the dough into the prepared tin and sprinkle with brown sugar.
      Banana and cinnamon cake | Food From Portugal
      Bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 50 minutes (the time depends on the oven).
      Banana and cinnamon cake | Food From Portugal

    Step 4

    1. When the cake is cooked, remove from the oven and unmold. Let cool to room temperature and serve.

Banana and cinnamon cake

Nutrition facts per serving (12 slices)

Calories: 150

Total Fat: 1 g(1%)

Saturated Fat: 0.5 g(2%)

Cholesterol: 28 mg(9%)

Sodium: 19 mg(1%)

Total Carbohydrate: 32.5 g(12%)

Protein: 3.5 g

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Banana and cinnamon cake | Food From Portugal

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