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! Or scroll down to the bottom of this post and try some of our other banana recipe as well.
Applesauce Banana Cake Recipe
- 1/2 cup butter (softened)
- 2 eggs
- 1 1/3 cup applesauce
- 3 medium bananas (mashed)
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp nutmeg
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 2 cups flour
- 2 tsp baking soda
- 1 cup chopped pecans
- 1 tbsp flour
- Powdered sugar (optional)
Mix all ingredients except for pecans and 1 tbsp flour. Mix well in a large bowl until completely combined. In a separate bowl, mix pecans with 1 tbsp flour then fold into cake batter. Pour into a greased and floured tube pan. Bake for 55 – 60 minutes at 300 degrees or until done in the center. Allow to cool and flip onto a plate. Dust with powdered sugar if desired.
Cut your self a slice of this applesauce banana cake and dig right in. You will love this moist cake with the added crunch of pecans. Y’all enjoy and give this recipe a try for yourself!
If you love this recipe, you will also love our apple banana bread recipe.
Or try this banana cake recipe that uses a cake mix.
You can also use those leftover bananas to make these healthy breakfast cookies.
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