Banana Crumb Cake

This recipe is great if you need to use up ripe bananas and liking to do something other than a bread or muffins. Brown Sugar topping adds a nice touch to the overall cake.

Ingredients for Banana Cake:

  • 4 medium ripe bananas
  • 6 TBS melted butter, cooled
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs, whisked
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 TBS baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup milk

Ingredients for Crumb Topping:

  • 4 TBS cold butter
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon

Crumb Topping:

  1. Combine the cold butter, flour, brown sugar and cinnamon in chop ‘n prep to cut the butter into the dry ingredients, creating a crumbly topping. Set aside.

Banana Cake:

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F. Coat a 9×13″ baking dish with non-stick spray and set aside. Or use an UltraPro Pan with no non-stick spray.
  2. Mash the bananas in a large bowl until smooth. Add in the melted butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla extract and whisk until combined.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder and salt. Add half of the dry ingredients to the banana mixture, whisk to incorporate. Add in half of the milk, whisking again to incorporate. Whisk in the remaining dry ingredients followed by the remainder of the milk.
  4. Pour half of the cake mixture into the prepared baking dish. Sprinkle the top with 1/3 of the crumb mixture. Pour the remaining cake batter over the top, followed by the remaining crumb topping.
  5. Bake for 45 to 55 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean.