This recipe came to me by way of my brother. I enjoyed it at his home and asked for the recipe. It has become a standard dessert in our home. I enjoy it plain and sometimes I warm it up and put a big scoop of vanilla ice cream on it. Either way, it is delicious.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
1 hr
additional:
30 mins
total:
1 hr 45 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Cake:
Marbled Spice:
Icing:

Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13-inch baking dish.

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  • Beat eggs and banana together in a bowl until smooth. Add cake mix and apple pie filling to eggs; beat until batter is combined. Pour batter into prepared baking dish.

  • Stir brown sugar, coconut, pecans, and cinnamon together in a bowl; sprinkle over batter in the baking dish. Swirl coconut mixture into batter using a knife or toothpick.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean, about 60 minutes.

  • Whisk confectioners' sugar and milk together in a bowl until icing is smooth. Drizzle icing over the top of the hot cake. Cool cake in the baking dish to room temperature, cover the dish with plastic wrap, and refrigerate until cold.

Cook's Notes:

Use any canned pie filling of your choice.

Peel and freeze overly-ripe bananas (the black-skinned ones) in small resealable bags. Thaw banana before mixing with eggs.

Nutrition Facts

538 calories; protein 6.2g 13% DV; carbohydrates 96.3g 31% DV; fat 15.7g 24% DV; cholesterol 71mg 24% DV; sodium 491.3mg 20% DV. Full Nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
11/12/2014
This is my recipe. You will need 2 previously frozen bananas, thawed. It is the freezing that causes the sugars and moister to crystallize, and when thawed it provides the necessary liquid (along with the eggs) to make the batter. Here is a link to my original recipe: http://chrisdabis.com/recipes/applecoffeecake.html Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
09/13/2014
This was a very tasty coffee cake. More like banana bread with atopping. The topping is way too sweet. Next time I will cut back on the brown sugar and maybe the powdered sugar. I substituted blueberry pie filling so the color was off. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/12/2014
This is my recipe. You will need 2 previously frozen bananas, thawed. It is the freezing that causes the sugars and moister to crystallize, and when thawed it provides the necessary liquid (along with the eggs) to make the batter. Here is a link to my original recipe: http://chrisdabis.com/recipes/applecoffeecake.html Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/09/2015
The cake was super easy to put together I used two previously frozen bananas as CDabis suggested. I didn't have any coconut so I left it out and I substituted chopped walnuts for the pecans. It was done in less than an hour so I suggest you check on it after 35 minutes. I will definitely make this again. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/27/2015
awesomeness but I used vanilla yogurt instead of banana and super moist white cake mix and its gone and now I have to make another one! this time blueberries yum Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
05/19/2019
I made this cake with no adjustments 3 days ago. My ladies card club all wanted the recipe and raved about the taste. I have another one in the oven in a bundt pan now. My husband wanted to try it too! Thanks for the recipe. Sue Read More
Rating: 3 stars
09/13/2014
This was a very tasty coffee cake. More like banana bread with atopping. The topping is way too sweet. Next time I will cut back on the brown sugar and maybe the powdered sugar. I substituted blueberry pie filling so the color was off. Read More