Kittencal's Banana Cinnamon Snack Cake or Muffins (Low-Fat)

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 25 mins

A wonderful lower-fat cake/muffin recipe that's easy to make as everything is mixed by hand --- this recipe was tested and developed using low-fat yogurt although I would think that low-fat sour cream may be substituted with good results --- visit for more low-fat recipes!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Set oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Grease a 8 or 9-inch square baking pan or line muffin tins with paper liners.
  3. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together yogurt, banana, oil, egg and vanilla.
  5. Pour over dry ingredients, and gently stir with a spatula until JUST blended (do not over mix).
  6. Spread the batter into prepared baking pan.
  7. Bake for about 25 minutes, or until the top of the cake is light brown, and edges begin to pull away from sides of the pan (bake slightly less time for muffins).
  8. Cool cake in pan on rack for 10 minutes.
  9. Loosen sides of cake with a dinner knife or a spatula.
  10. Invert cake right side up and cool completely.
  11. Sprinkle lightly with powdered sugar.


Most Helpful

fantastic recipe Kittencal! I doubled it and put it in a bundt pan. I also used splenda and used vanilla yogurt...It turned out great! Thanks...

CIndytc August 03, 2009

Excellent cake!! I have made it two days in a row and changed it up just a bit each day. I subbed 1/2 cup whole wheat flour for ap flour, sour cream for yogurt and i added 2 tbsp wheat germ the first day. The second day again with the wheat flour, sour cream and wheat germ ... but I also subbed brown sugar for white and added 1 cup chopped walnuts. Great breakfast both days!! Both days it did take 30 minutes+ to bake.

Ceezie February 02, 2009

Another 5 star recipe from you! Thank you. I used sour cream instead of yogurt. My girls and hubby put a little almond butter frosting on top...pretty much pb frosting with almondbutter instead of pb. I'm trying to lose weight so I enjoyed the cake plain. Super yummy.

Belabean June 18, 2010

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