Recipe Summary

Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 15 mins
Yield: 18 servings

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Nancy Silverton's Banana and Cocoa Small Cake
This recipe makes: 18 small cakes 
nonstick cooking spray
2 1/2 cups pureed banana
5 large eggs
1 1/4 cups canola oil
3 1/3 cups sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
2 teaspoons baking soda
3 3/4 cups flour
1 cup cocoa powder
1 cup chopped pecans

Cooking Instructions
1. Preheat the oven to 350F. Coat a muffin pan with nonstick spray.

2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the banana puree, eggs and oil.

3. Sift together the sugar, baking powder, baking soda, flour and cocoa. Add the dry ingredients to the banana mixture, stirring until just moistened.

4. Fill the muffin cups 2/3 full and sprinkle with chopped pecans.

5. Bake until a skewer inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean, about 15 minutes.

Serving Size: 1 small cake

Nutritional Information
Number of Servings: 18
Per Serving
Calories 479 Carbohydrate 66 g
Fat 23 g Fiber 2 g
Protein 7 g Saturated Fat 3 g
Sodium 214 mg


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