ArrowDownFill 1arrow-small-lineFill 1Cooking Light - EasyCooking Light - FastCooking Light - So GoodCooking Light - How-ToCooking Light - Staff FaveCooking Light Badge - Wow!GroupClose IconEmailEmpty Star IconLike Cooking Light on FacebookFull Star IconShapePage 1 Copy 3Page 1 Copy 2Grid IconHalf Star IconFollow Cooking Light on InstagramList IconMenu IconPrintSearch IconSpeech BubbleFollow Cooking Light on SnapchatFollow Cooking Light on TwitterWatch Cooking Light on YouTubeplay-iconWatch Cooking Light on Youtube

Banana-Coconut Crumb Cake

Yield 8 servings (serving size: 1 wedge)

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup chilled stick margarine or butter, cut into small pieces
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup mashed ripe banana (1 medium banana)
  • 3 tablespoons 1% low-fat milk
  • 1 large egg
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup flaked sweetened coconut
  • 1 teaspoon water

Nutrition Information

  • calories 229
  • caloriesfromfat 31 %
  • fat 7.8 g
  • satfat 2.3 g
  • monofat 2.9 g
  • polyfat 2 g
  • protein 3.3 g
  • carbohydrate 37.3 g
  • fiber 1.1 g
  • cholesterol 28 mg
  • iron 1.3 mg
  • sodium 205 mg
  • calcium 50 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.

  2. Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour, sugars, allspice, and salt in a bowl; cut in margarine with a pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse meal. Reserve 1/2 cup flour mixture for topping; set aside.

  3. Combine remaining flour mixture, baking powder, and baking soda; add banana, milk, and egg. Beat at medium speed of a mixer until blended. Spoon batter into an 8-inch round cake pan coated with cooking spray. Combine reserved 1/2 cup flour mixture, coconut, and water; stir with a fork. Sprinkle crumb mixture over batter. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until cake springs back when touched lightly in center. Cool on a wire rack.