Applesauce Banana Cake

By: Angie Holden from
Applesauce Banana Cake
Applesauce Banana Cake
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"If you are looking for a healthier alternative that will still satisfy your sweet tooth, this applesauce banana cake recipe is for you!  A simple cake that can be served for dessert or even for breakfast.  Make this recipe for your family this weekend for a sweet treat that will give them a dose of their daily allowance of fruit as well. This one is also perfect for using up those bananas that are a little too brown.  We always have those bananas and I am always looking for alternatives to make instead of making banana bread every single time.  If you are in the same boat, give this applesauce banana cake recipe a try!"

Serves8 Servings

Preparation Time10 min

Cooking Time50 min

Cooking Vessel SizeTube pan


  • 1 cup butter (softened)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup applesauce
  • 3 medium bananas (mashed)
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • Powdered sugar


  1. Mix all ingredients except for pecans and 1 tbsp flour. Mix well in a large bowl until completely combined.

  2. In a separate bowl, mix pecans with 1 tbsp flour then fold into cake batter.

  3. Pour into a greased and floured tube pan.

  4. Bake for 55 – 60 minutes at 300 degrees or until done in the center.

  5. Allow to cool and flip onto a plate.

  6. Dust with powdered sugar if desired.

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