recipe: apple banana pumpkin bread

since i enjoyed the filling in the apple banana pumpkin pie i made for k’s thanksgiving meal, i searched for another recipe that had all three fruits and came across this bread recipe. i enjoyed it and so did the family!

cooking tools

  • parchment paper
  • loaf pan
  • wire rack


  • 1 over ripe banana, peeled and mashed
  • ½ cup pumpkin puree
  • ⅓ cup of applesauce, extra if desired
  • 1 tsp of alcohol free vanilla extract, optional
  • 1 cup gluten free (oat) flour
  • 1 tsp of baking soda
  • 2 tsp of baking powder
  • a pinch of salt
  • 2 tsp of ground cinnamon
  • 2 to 4 Tbsp of water or saved liquid

apple banana pumpkin bread

  1. preheat oven to 350°F and line with parchment paper. set aside.
  2. in a large bowl add wet ingredients, including vanilla if using.
  3. in a small bowl, combine dry ingredients.
  4. add dry content of small bowl into large bowl and combine until well mixed.
  5. little by little, add liquid into mixture until you reach your bread batter consistency.
  6. pour batter into your prepared loaf pan and bake for 40 to 50 mins until your loaf is golden brown. pick loaf with a wooden toothpick or stick inserted into the centre. if it comes out clean you are done!
  7. allow the loaf to cool in the pan for 10 mins then transferring to a wire rack to cool.
  8. slice and serve with some extra apple sauce, if desired.


part of Thanksgiving Meal 2014 deux


1. resource – original recipe from Better With Cake: Spiced Apple Banana Pumpkin Bread

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