Banana Coffeecake


Makes 9 servings


1/2 cup 100% bran cereal
1/2 cup strong coffee
1 cup mashed ripe bananas
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg, lightly beaten
2 tablespoons canola or vegetable oil
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat 8-inch square baking dish with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.
  2. Combine bran cereal and coffee in large bowl; let stand 3 minutes or until cereal softens. Stir in bananas, sugar, egg and oil.
  3. Combine all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt in small bowl; stir into banana mixture just until moistened. Pour into prepared pan.
  4. Bake 25 to 35 minutes or until wooden toothpick inserted into center of cake comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack. Cut into 9 squares before serving.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 coffee cake square (1/9 of total recipe)
Calories 169
Calories from Fat 22 %
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat trace g
Cholesterol 24 mg
Carbohydrate 30 g
Fiber 3 g
Protein 3 g
Sodium 166 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 1
Fruit 1
Fat 1

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