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This Cake Mix Banana Bread is easy and delicious to make with only 4 ingredients that are probably already in your pantry!

Banana bread with a slice and a red kitchen towel

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There is nothing like eating a warm slice of freshly baked banana bread just out of the oven.

 

Talk about the ultimate comfort food.  My neighbor recently gave us 3 bunches of bananas and I knew that banana bread would be in our future!

 

2 Loaves of Cake Mix Banana Bread

 

I was running low on flour and didn’t want to make a run to the grocery store, but I did have a cake mix.

 

Banana Bread with a Cake Mix

 

To make banana bread with a cake mix, you basically replace the water that is called for, with smashed bananas. Bananas really make everything better, don’t they 😉

 

Cake Mix and ingredients to make banana bread.

 

Cake Mix Banana Bread can be made with so many variations, the sky is the limit!

 

Try using a spice cake mix, a chocolate cake mix, a vanilla cake mix with chocolate chips, and more!

 

This recipe will make two standard size loaves of banana bread.

 

Banana Bread in a loaf pan with a kitchen towel.

 

If you don’t plan on eating it all in one sitting, it will usually last 1 or 2 days at room temperature or about 1 week in the refrigerator, stored in an air-tight container or ziplock bag.

 

You can also freeze this banana bread. Just wrap it in plastic wrap, followed by tin foil and it should last a couple of months.

 

A bowl of mashed bananas.

 

To thaw it out, remove it from the freezer and and allow it to come to room temperature on your kitchen counter. This should take about 2 hours.

 

Other Banana Recipes to Try:

 

 

A slice of banana bread.

 

Ingredients 

 

  • 1 Cake Mix (Vanilla, White, or Yellow)
  • 1/3 Cup Oil (Vegetable, Canola, or Corn)
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 1/2 Cups Mashed Bananas (About 4 medium)
  • Flour for dusting pans

 

A loaf of cake mix banana bread

 

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Directions

 

 

Loaf pans for banana bread

 

 

Ripe bananas in a food processor to make banana bread

 

 

Wet ingredients for Cake Mix Banana Bread

 

  • Sprinkle the cake mix over the wet ingredients and gently stir to combine, but don’t over mix.

 

Cake mix to make banana bread

 

  • Divide the batter between the two loaf pans and bake at 350 degrees for 45-55 minutes, or until a knife inserted into the center comes out clean.

 

Banana bread batter in two loaf pans

 

  • Remove the banana bread from the oven and allow to cool in the pans for 15 minutes.

 

Banana Bread cooling on a rack

 

  • Transfer the loaves to a cooling rack and allow to completely cool for 1-2 hours before slicing.

 

Sliced Cake Mix Banana Bread

 

More Cake Mix Recipes to Try:

 

 

 

Banana Bread on a cutting board

Cake Mix Banana Bread

Yield: 2 Loaves
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Additional Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes

This Cake Mix Banana Bread is easy and delicious to make with only 4 ingredients that are probably already in your pantry!

Ingredients

  • 1 Cake Mix (Vanilla, White, or Yellow)
  • 1/3 Cup Oil (Vegetable, Canola, or Corn)
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 1/2 Cups Mashed Bananas (About 4 medium)
  • Flour for dusting pans

Instructions

  1. Spray loaf pans with cooking spray and dust with flour.
  2. Mash your bananas with a fork or with a small food processor.
  3. Add the eggs, oil, and mashed bananas to a mixing bowl and whisk together.
  4. Sprinkle the cake mix over the wet ingredients and gently stir to combine, but don't over mix.
  5. Divide the batter between the two loaf pans and bake at 350 degrees for 45-55 minutes, or until a knife inserted into the center comes out clean.
  6. Remove the banana bread from the oven and allow to cool in the pans for 15 minutes.
  7. Transfer the loaves to a cooling rack and allow to completely cool for 1-2 hours before slicing.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 16 Serving Size: 1 Slice
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 224Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 35mgSodium: 252mgCarbohydrates: 38gFiber: 1gSugar: 17gProtein: 3g

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