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Applesauce Banana Bread - The Southern Lady Cooks

Applesauce banana bread is one of our favorite banana bread recipes because it is so moist, keeps well for several days in a cool spot or refrigerated, and is wonderful with your morning coffee or as a snack with milk anytime.  The recipe can be doubled to make 2 loaves and children love it as well as adults. We love banana bread and make it at least once a week!

Applesauce Banana Bread simple ingredients needed:

All-purpose flour

Baking powder

Baking soda




White granulated sugar



Cooking oil (I use Canola)

You can use sweetened or unsweetened applesauce in this recipe. I used sweetened but either will work fine. You can easily add nuts too. I have made this many times, sometimes I add pecan and sometimes I don’t. This bread is really good and a wonderful way use bananas.

“I just made 2 smaller loaves, will freeze 1. I added chopped walnuts to the batter. Used regular applesauce as that’s what I had on hand. Love your recipes!”

You will also love this delicious Maple Banana Bread! Its a very popular recipe and easy to make. We have probably close to 15 banana bread recipes on our website. Just use the search box on any page to search for banana bread.

Applesauce Banana Bread - The Southern Lady Cooks

Applesauce Banana Bread - The Southern Lady Cooks

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Applesauce Banana Bread

Delicious bread your family will love!

Prep Time15 mins

Cook Time1 hr

Total Time1 hr 15 mins

Course: bread

Cuisine: American, southern

Keyword: Applesauce Banana Bread

Servings: 6 servings

Author: The Southern Lady Cooks

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 1/2 cup white granulated sugar
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 ripe bananas mashed
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil I use Canola
  • Whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large bowl.  Add eggs, applesauce, white sugar, buttermilk, bananas and cooking oil.  Mix with mixer or spoon.  I just use a spoon.

  • Spray a 9 x 5 inch bread pan with cooking spray and bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 55 to 60 minutes until center tests done.  Let cool 10 minutes before removing from pan.  Makes 1 loaf.

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