Banana Crunch Cake

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Buffalo Gal 75

This recipe is from King Arthur Flour's Whole Grain Baking cookbook. The cake is in the realm of a coffee cake. We thought it was better a day after making it. You can buy oat flour or use a food processor to turn 1 1/4 cup oats into 1 cup oat flour. Enjoy!

Top Review by melewatson

This coffee cake is delicious and has substance to it so you're not hungry soon after eating it. We made it for a brunch and our guests could not get enough of it. It freezes and thaws well.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Grease and flour an 8-inch-square pan. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. For cake batter: Whisk flours, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, stopping to scrape the bowl between eggs. Mix half the dry ingredients until moistened, then mix in bananas, yogurt and vanilla. Scrape the bowl down again before adding the remaining dry ingredients and nuts and chips (if using). Mix until everything is evenly moistened. Transfer batter to the prepared pan.
  3. For topping: Combine oats, brown sugar, cinnamon and salt in a small mixing bowl until well blended. Stir in melted butter until large crumbs form. Stir in chopped nuts. Sprinkle the topping over the batter in the pan.
  4. Bake until the edges pull away from the pan and a cake tester inserted in the center comes out clean, about 40-45 minutes. Remove cake from the oven and place on a rack to cool for at least 20 minutes before slicing.

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