Banana Bread Crunch Cake

This recipe is great served warm for breakfast or dessert–whichever you prefer!

Banana Bread Ingredients

1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter, melted
1/2 cup milk
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 medium bananas

Cobbler Crunch Topping Ingredients

1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 cup quick-cooking or old-fashioned oats
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter, melted
1 cup Cinnamon Toast Crunch® cereal
1/2 cup chopped pecans

Directions

Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 9-inch square pan with cooking spray.
In large bowl, mix 1 cup flour, the granulated sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Add 1/2 cup melted butter, the milk, egg and vanilla; mix well. Mash 1 banana (about 1/2 cup), and add to batter; mix well. Pour into pan. Cut remaining banana into 1/4-inch slices; place in single layer over batter.
In medium bowl, mix 1/2 cup flour, the brown sugar, oats and 1/8 teaspoon salt. Stir in 1/2 cup melted butter. Add cereal and pecans; mix well. Sprinkle topping over banana slices.
Bake 30 minutes. Remove from oven, loosely cover with foil. Bake 10 to 15 minutes longer or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Place on cooling rack; cool 15 minutes before serving. Serve with vanilla ice cream, if desired.

From: Pillsbury.com

March 12th, 2014|Breakfast, Dessert|

Banana Split “Cake”

In the words of one fan, “I have co-workers who get down on their knees and beg me to make this!” Fix these delish treats and spread a little happiness.

Ingredients

9 HONEY MAID Honey Grahams, crushed (about 1-1/2 cups)
1 cup sugar, divided
1/3 cup butter, melted
2 pkg. (8 oz. each) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1 can (20 oz.) crushed pineapple in juice, drained
6 bananas, divided
2 pkg. (3.4 oz. each) JELL-O Vanilla Flavor Instant Pudding
2 cups cold milk
2 cups thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, divided
1 cup chopped PLANTERS Pecans

Directions

MIX graham crumbs, 1/4 cup sugar and butter; press onto bottom of 13×9-inch pan. Freeze 10 min.
BEAT cream cheese and remaining sugar with mixer until blended. Spread carefully over crust; top with pineapple. Slice 4 bananas; arrange over pineapple.
BEAT pudding mixes and milk with whisk 2 min. Stir in 1 cup COOL WHIP; spread over banana layer in pan. Top with remaining COOL WHIP. Refrigerate 5 hours. Slice remaining bananas just before serving; arrange over dessert. Top with nuts.

From: Kraft

August 26th, 2013|Dessert|

Banana Split Pie

Vanilla pudding, fresh banana slices and strawberries, a layer of COOL WHIP, chocolate drizzle and nuts. With a pie like this, who needs ice cream?

Ingredients

2 pkg. (3.4 oz. each) JELL-O Vanilla Flavor Instant Pudding
2 cups cold milk
1 HONEY MAID Graham Pie Crust (6 oz.)
1 banana, sliced
1 cup sliced fresh strawberries, divided
1 tub (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed, divided
2 Tbsp. chocolate syrup
1/4 cup chopped PLANTERS Pecans

Directions

BEAT pudding mixes and milk in large bowl with whisk 2 min. Spread 1-1/2 cups onto bottom of crust; top with bananas and half the strawberries.
STIR half the COOL WHIP into remaining pudding; spread over fruit layer in crust. Cover with remaining COOL WHIP. Drizzle with chocolate syrup; top with remaining strawberries and nuts.
REFRIGERATE 3 hours or until firm.

From: Kraft

August 25th, 2013|Dessert|