Banana Crumb Cake with Cinnamon Pecans and Chocolate Chips
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Banana Crumb Cake with cinnamon pecans and chocolate chips

Perfect for breakfast, brunch or dessert this banana crumb cake is sure to please!  Serve it up with a tall glass of milk or a hot cup of coffee and you'll have some happy people at your table.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Breakfast Cake
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10
Calories: 545kcal
Author: Chef Dennis Littley

Ingredients

Banana Cake

  • 1 1/2 cups of all purpose flour 180 g
  • 1/2 cup sugar 100 g
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt 2.5 g
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 2.5 g
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 2.5 g
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt 110 g, vanilla or plain
  • 1/2 cup oil 120 ml
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 Tablespoon vanilla powder 15 g, or extract
  • 3-4 small bananas mashed very well
  • 1 cup of chocolate chips 180 g
  • 1 cup of cinnamon pecan pieces 150 g, or regular pecan pieces

Crumb Topping

  • 3/4 cup of flour 90 g
  • 3/4 cup of sugar 150 g
  • 1 tsp . cinnamon 5 g
  • 3 Tbsp softened butter 45 g
  • 1 Tbsp water if necessary 15 ml

Instructions

  • Mix all your dry ingredients together in one bowl.
  • Lightly beat the eggs and add in the Greek yogurt, and oil
  • Mix all these ingredients until well blended.
  • Mash bananas to a puree consistency and mix into wet ingredients
  • Add wet mixture to dry mixture and mix just enough to blend.
  • Now fold in the pecans and chocolate chips. (do not overmix)
  • Pour cake batter into a prepared 9 or 10 inch springform pan.

Crumb Topping

  • Mix flour, sugar and cinnamon together
  • Work in softened butter to a crumb consistency
  • (If mixture appears to dry or not crumbly enough add in the water)
  • Top cake with crumb mixture and place on the center rack of the oven.
  • Bake at 375 degrees F (190 C) for 25-30 minutes.
  • Allow Cake to cool for 5 minutes then carefully remove the outside of the springform pan.
  • When cool enough to eat, enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 545kcal | Carbohydrates: 69g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 45mg | Sodium: 231mg | Potassium: 247mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 41g | Vitamin A: 225IU | Vitamin C: 3.3mg | Calcium: 63mg | Iron: 2.1mg