Mexican Chocolate Banana Skillet Cake

Total Time:
25 min
Cook:
25 min

Yield:
16 servings

Ingredients
  • 2 Tbs. butter
  • 4 Tbs. brown sugar
  • 4 medium bananas, sliced in half lengthwise
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 -cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/3 -cup chocolate chips
  • 1/2 -cup egg whites
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup nonfat plain yogurt
  • 2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
Directions
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Heat a 12-inch oven proof skillet over medium and melt butter with brown sugar. Add bananas and saute until sugar becomes a syrup and remove from heat. Arrange bananas neatly in pan and set aside.

  • In a large bowl, mix flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and chocolate chips. In another bowl, combine egg whites, brown sugar, yogurt and vanilla. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix until just combined. Pour into skillet over sauteed bananas. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until middle of cake springs back when touched.

  • Remove from oven and cool slightly. Invert onto a large plate and cut into 16 slices.

Makes 16 servings, each containing approximately: 145 calories, 28 gm. carbohydrate, 3 gm. fat, 4 mg. cholesterol, 3 gm. protein, 136 mg. sodium, 2 gm. Fiber


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