This banana oat chocolate chip snack cake is unimaginable! A straightforward one-bowl marvel, it’s so gentle, fluffy, moist and scrumptious!
Each time I make this cake, I hear issues like “neatest thing I’ve ever had” and “unimaginable” and “AMAZING.”
And I don’t disagree. This straightforward banana oat snack cake is actually among the finest issues to make with bananas ripening for destruction!
Banana Cake Batter
This easy one-bowl recipe begins with an easy banana cake batter.
Primary components (with scrumptious depth of taste – thanks, brown sugar!):
- brown sugar
- mashed bananas
- eggs + vanilla extract
This batter additionally will get a lift from oats within the batter, in addition to a little bit of cinnamon.
And naturally…chocolate chips. 😉
I’ve made this cake with old style oats and with fast oats, and both works nice (half of every is an effective combo, too).
And talking of variations, the cake is scrumptious with all-purpose or complete wheat flour.
Don’t Over Combine
As with all good cake batters, combine the whole lot collectively simply till mixed and no dry streaks stay.
Over mixing can imply loss of life to a lightweight and fluffy cake batter.
So. Simply don’t over combine and we are able to transfer on with out over speaking lectures. Okay?
Superb Coconut Oat Streusel
A part of what makes this banana oat snack cake so particular is the easy streusel that adorns the highest.
It’s blessedly distinctive and so scrumptious.
Coconut Oat Streusel:
- old style oats (fast oats don’t work as properly within the streusel)
- coconut flakes (sweetened or unsweetened)
- gentle or darkish brown sugar
- melted butter (I at all times use salted butter just like the insurgent I’m)
Let’s Speak About Cake Pans
This cake might be baked in an 8X8- or 9X9-inch pan. It’s very full in an 8X8-inch pan and bakes fairly excessive, nevertheless it’s the pan I take advantage of for baking this cake, and the mile-high fluffy cake is phenomenal.
It can be baked in a metallic or glass pan.
If utilizing a glass pan, scale back the oven temperature by 15 or 25 levels and control baking time (it’s doubtless the cake will want extra time in a glass pan at a decrease temperature).
This cake will doubtless bake simply effective in a 9-inch circle pan, as properly, and doubles for a 9X13-inch pan.
A Really Wonderful Cake
The crumb of this cake is flavorful and fluffy and the streusel is buttery, golden, and simply the very best a part of crunchy.
I imply, the “sprinkle” of chocolate chips on prime don’t harm something, after all.
Though this subsequent assertion will ache me, it have to be stated: the cake might be made with out chocolate chips when you want.
I imply, please simply actually suppose that by earlier than committing, m’kay?
Breakfast, Snack or Dessert
This banana oat snack cake is worthy of any event. Banana-y sufficient for breakfast (cough). Decadent sufficient for dessert.
And irresistible sufficient for snacking on morning, midday, or evening.
Do your self the favor of instantly reserving some bananas to hang around till correctly noticed after which instantly make this cake. You’ll not remorse it.
It simply could be the very best banana baked good ever.
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Banana Oat Chocolate Chip Snack Cake
- ½ cup (114 g) butter, softened (I take advantage of salted)
- ½ cup (106 g) packed gentle or darkish brown sugar
- 1 cup (235 g) very ripe, mashed bananas (about 3 medium bananas)
- 2 massive eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 ⅓ cup (135 g) old style rolled oats (see observe)
- ¾ cup (107 g) all-purpose or complete wheat flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon floor cinnamon
- ½ teaspoon baking soda
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 1 cup (170 g) chocolate chips
- ½ cup (50 g) old style rolled oats
- ½ cup (43 g) sweetened or unsweetened coconut flakes
- ¼ cup (53 g) packed gentle brown sugar
- ¼ cup (57 g) melted butter (I take advantage of salted)
- Sprinkle of chocolate chips
Preheat the oven to 350 levels F. Evenly grease an 8X8- or 9X9-inch baking pan (see observe).
In a mixing bowl (a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment or utilizing a handheld electrical mixer), add the butter and brown sugar and blend till gentle and creamy, 1-2 minutes.
Add the mashed bananas, eggs, and vanilla, and blend till well-combined.
Add the oats, flour, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda, salt and chocolate chips. Combine till the dry components are simply mixed and no dry streaks stay (do not over combine).
Unfold the batter evenly within the ready pan.
For the streusel, in a small bowl, combine collectively the oats, coconut, brown sugar and melted butter with a fork till evenly mixed.
Unfold the streusel evenly over the cake and sprinkle with chocolate chips (comply with your coronary heart on this).
Bake for 25-Half-hour till a toothpick comes out clear or with moist crumbs and the highest springs again frivolously to the contact.
Pan: if utilizing a glass pan, scale back the oven temperature by 15 or 25 levels (to stop the perimeters getting over browned whereas the center stays doughy). Keep watch over baking time – it’s doubtless baking time will have to be added if utilizing a glass pan and reducing oven temp. Additionally, if utilizing a 9×9-inch pan, you might want much less baking time.
Serving: 1 serving, Energy: 267kcal, Carbohydrates: 32g, Protein: 4g, Fats: 14g, Saturated Fats: 9g, Ldl cholesterol: 62mg, Sodium: 296mg, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 16g
Recipe Supply: tailored from Jamie Cooks It Up (despatched to me by a reader, Amy – THANK YOU!)
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