Banana Cake with Coconut topping
11/26/03 07:05 PM
This recipe is taken from the weight watchers recipe book.
2 very ripe bananas, sliced 1/4 cup vegetable oil 2 egg whites 1 1/2 cup flour 2 T plus 1/2 t granulated sugar, divided 1 t each double acting baking powder, vanilla extract, and imitation butter flavor 1/2 t baking soda 1 T plus 1 t shredded coconut 1/2 t cinnamon
Preheat oven to 350. Spray 8 inch round cake pan or 8x8x2 inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray; set aside. In medium mixing bowl combine bananas, oil, and egg; using electric mixer beat until well blended (mixture will contain small lumps of banana.) Beat in flour, 1 T plus 1 1/2 t sugar, the baking powder, vanilla, butter flavor, and baking soda; pour into sprayed pan and set aside. In a small bowl combine coconut, remaining 2 t sugar, and the cinnamon; sprinkle over batter. Bake for 20-25 minutes (until a cake tester, inserted in center, comes out clean.)Let cake cool in pan for 5 minutes, then remove to wire rack and cool.