Rating: 4 stars
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In Brazil we call this Banana Cake, but when I baked this for the first time here everyone started calling it Banana Bread. You can add nuts in the dough or on the top if you wish.

Recipe Summary

cook:
35 mins
total:
1 hr
prep:
25 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
1 - 9x13 inch pan
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13 inch pan.

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  • In a large bowl, mix together margarine and sugar until smooth. Mix in yolks. Stir in flour and baking powder alternately with the milk.

  • In another bowl, beat egg whites until doubled in volume. Fold beaten whites into the dough. Spread into a greased 9 x 12 inch pan. Slice bananas over the top of the dough. In a small bowl, mix together the 2 tablespoons sugar and the cinnamon; sprinkle over bananas.

  • Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 to 35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Allow to cool.

Nutrition Facts

355 calories; protein 6.1g; carbohydrates 74.3g; fat 4.7g; cholesterol 52.8mg; sodium 140.4mg. Full Nutrition
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