Banana and cinnamon cake

Banana and cinnamon cake on a platter

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 PortugalBanana and cinnamon cake | Food From Portugal

Category: Cakes, Recipes
Servings:: 12 slices
Prep Time:20 m
Cook Time:50 m
Total Time:1:10 h
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Units: Metric (Units: US)


  • 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


  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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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
  4. When the cake is cooked, remove from the oven and unmold. Let cool to room temperature and serve.
Banana and cinnamon cake
Nutrition facts
Serves 12 slices
Per Serving:
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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