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{Double} Chocolate Banana Cake {with Coconut Milk Ganache

{Double} Chocolate Banana Cake {with Coconut Milk Ganache}

This {Double} Chocolate Banana Cake gets its moist texture from a little bit of apple sauce and lots of bananas!  It's so tasty you won't even miss the added fat!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate,apple sauce,bananas,ganache,dairy free
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 12 people
Calories 504kcal
Author Nicole Crocker


  • 5 Medium Ripe bananas
  • 1 1/2 Cups Brown sugar
  • 1 Cup Unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/2 Cup Strong coffee
  • 2 teaspoon Vanilla
  • 2 Large Eggs ,lightly beaten.
  • 2 Cups Flour
  • 1 Cup Cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons Baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 Cups Semi sweet chocolate chips ,dairy free

For the coconut milk ganache

  • 1/4 Cup Unsweetened coconut milk
  • 4 Ounces Semi sweet chocolate chips ,dairy free


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and coat a bundt pan with cooking spray.
  • Combine the mashed bananas and sugar into a large mixing bowl and stir until the sugar is dissolved.
  • Add the coffee, applesauce, vanilla and egg. Stir to combine.
  • Stir in the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt. Add the chocolate chips and pour into the prepared pan.
  • Bake for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick or cake tester comes out clean.

For the Coconut milk ganache

  • In a small sauce pan heat coconut milk over medium heat until you see steam begin to rise from the surface. Add chocolate chips and move around so they are covered with the milk.
  • Remove from heat and let sit for 1 minute.
  • Stir with a whisk to mix together until it forms a smooth creamy consistency.
  • Drizzle over cooled cake and serve.


Serving: 1Slice | Calories: 504kcal | Carbohydrates: 81g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 308mg | Potassium: 613mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 49g | Vitamin A: 110IU | Vitamin C: 4.6mg | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 5.1mg