Banana Brunch Coffee Cake

Prep: 15 min Bake: 60 min

2 ripe, medium DOLE® Bananas
1 pkg. (18.25 oz.) yellow cake mix (without pudding)
1 pkg. (3.4 oz.) instant vanilla pudding mix (4 servings)
1/2 cup vegetable oil
4 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup chopped DOLE Almonds
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg


Puree bananas in blender,(1 cup). Combine bananas, cake mix,
pudding mix, oil, eggs and vanilla in large mixing bowl. Mix
well and beat at medium speed 8 minutes, scraping sides of bowl
occasionally.

Combine almonds, brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg. Pour one-half
cake batter into greased 3-quart bundt pan. Sprinkle with sugar
mixture. Cover with remaining batter. Insert knife in batter
and swirl in figure eight patterns through layers. (Be sure not
to over mix the layers.)

Bake at 325°F., 60 to 65 minutes. Cool in pan on wire rack
10 minutes. Invert onto rack to complete cooling. Dust with
powdered sugar when cool, if desired. Garnish with sliced
bananas, raspberries and fresh mint, if desired.

Makes 12 servings

Nutritional Info Per Serving: 379 calories, 16g fat (3g sat.),
71mg cholesterol, 380mg sodium, 56g carbohydrate, 4g protein

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This recipe created by Dole.