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Easy, Healthy, Mini Banana Bundt Cakes

By Thepickyeater @pickyeaterblog

Easy, Healthy, Mini Banana Bundt Cakes

Banana bread is one of those irresistible comfort foods that I just can’t get enough of.

Growing up, we’d always have banana bread around the holidays. My dad would bring home a mini loaf from the Whole Foods Bakery, and we’d each enjoy a small piece on a Sunday afternoon with a hot cup of Chai.

It was delicious, and a special treat.

Oh, and we would always have it warmed up. There’s something about eating warm banana bread that just brings out all of the moisture from the bananas and the warm fall spices like cinnamon, brown sugar, and nutmeg.

We would also try to get the kind with walnuts, because I love banana bread with walnuts. I know, I know, the whole “nuts in banana bread” thing can be controversial – you either love it or you hate it.

I happen to love it

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I’ve always wanted to recreate the traditional recipe for banana bread into a healthier version that still tastes like the original. When my wonderful coworker brought these to work…

Easy, Healthy, Mini Banana Bundt Cakes

… I knew I had found the recipe I was looking for!

You won’t believe it, but these beautiful little banana bundt cakes have no butter or oil in them, but are super super moist and satisfying.

If you have overripe bananas sitting around at home, the kind you’re almost ready to throw out, then this recipe is for you. You can enjoy one of these mini bundt cakes pretty much guilt-free, with your afternoon tea or coffee.

It’s just perfect for the holiday season.

Easy, Healthy, Mini Banana Bundt Cakes

Mini Banana Bundt Cakes Recipe courtesy of The Picky Eater’s awesome co-worker
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The Ingredients
  • 4 over-ripe bananas, mashed with a fork
  • 1, 6oz cup greek yogurt
  • Splash of vanilla extract
  • 1 cup All Purpose flour
  • 1 cup Whole Wheat flour
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1 egg white
  • 4 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • Dash of cinnamon and nutmeg (optional)
  • Handful chopped walnuts (optional)
The Directions Step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Step 2: Mix the wet ingredients (bananas, greek yogurt, vanilla, eggs, sugar) together. Step 3: Mix the dry ingredients together. Step 4: Mix the wet and dry ingredients together, and pour into a mini bundt pan (kind of like you’re making muffins, but instead they’re little bundt cakes) Step 5: Bake for 1 hour at 350 degrees. Let cool, and then serve.

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