This hearty cake makes use of our versatile Millet Flour, which has a slightly sweet flavor that works well in baked goods. Although millet flour tends to impart a slightly crumbly texture, the addition of applesauce in this recipe leaves the cake moist and tender.

Prep time: 10 min

Cook time: 50 min

Total time: 60 min

Millet Flour Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
Copyright Recipe © 2015 Woodland Foods


Makes 12 servings


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F, and grease 13-inch by 9-inch pan.

  2. Add flours, sugars, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cloves and nutmeg in large mixing bowl and whisk to combine. Beat eggs, applesauce, oil and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract in separate bowl until smooth. Fold egg mixture into flour mixture. Mix in mashed bananas.

  3. Pour batter into pan, transfer to oven and bake until tester inserted into center of cake comes out clean, about 45 to 55 minutes.

  4. Cool in pan on wire rack. Allow cake to cool completely before frosting.

  5. To prepare frosting, beat cream cheese and butter in large bowl until fluffy. Add powdered sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract and beat until smooth. Spread over cake.

  6. Store in refrigerator if not serving right away.