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This light-as-air chocolate cake has a yummy banana flavor. It's scrumptious as is, but you can also dress it up with nuts or light frostings. -Tina Bellows, Racine, Wisconsin

Provided by Taste of Home

Categories     Desserts

Time 40m

Yield 12 servings.

Number Of Ingredients 14

1/3 cup butter, softened
Sugar substitute equivalent to 3/4 cup sugar
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 large eggs, room temperature
1/2 cup water
1-1/3 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup nonfat dry milk powder
3 tablespoons baking cocoa
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 2 medium bananas)
Confectioners' sugar


  • Preheat oven to 375°. Coat a 9-in. square baking pan with cooking spray., Cream butter, sugar substitute and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Add vanilla and eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in water. Whisk together flour, milk powder, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture just until combined. Stir in bananas., Transfer to prepared pan. Bake until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean and cake begins to pull from sides of pan, 23-28 minutes. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack. Dust with confectioners' sugar.

Nutrition Facts : Calories 169 calories, Fat 6g fat (4g saturated fat), Cholesterol 45mg cholesterol, Sodium 261mg sodium, Carbohydrate 25g carbohydrate (10g sugars, Fiber 1g fiber), Protein 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges

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