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A cake mix banana bread loaf with two pieces sliced.
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Cake Mix Banana Bread

Cake Mix Banana Bread comes together with just five ingredients and less than five minutes of prep time! Sweet and chocolatey, this easy banana-packed bread is perfect for breakfast or dessert.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time1 hour
Total Time1 hour 5 minutes
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: banana bread, cake mix banana bread
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 352kcal
Author: Kasey Schwartz

Equipment

  • 1 9-inch loaf pan
  • 1 Mixing bowl

Ingredients

  • 1 (15-ounce) box yellow cake mix
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup mini chocolate chips (optional)

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease a 9 inch bread loaf pan and set aside.
  • Add the cake mix, eggs, mashed banana, cinnamon, and vanilla to a large mixing bowl and stir into a smooth batter.
    1 (15-ounce) box yellow cake mix, 2 eggs, 4 ripe bananas, mashed, 2 teaspoons vanilla extract, 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Stir in the chocolate chips, if using.
    3/4 cup mini chocolate chips (optional)
  • Pour the batter into the prepared bread loaf pan then bake for 50 minutes. The center of the banana bread should spring back to the touch and a toothpick inserted in the center of the banana bread should come out cleanly, with no sticky batter.
  • Let the banana bread cool in the pan for at least 10 minutes. Then, flip the bread out of the pan to slice and enjoy while warm.

Notes

  • Mash the bananas in a small bowl with a fork. You can also use a food processor to blend them into a smooth puree. 
  • Be sure to use very ripe bananas; the more brown on the banana peel, the better!

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 352kcal | Carbohydrates: 69g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 43mg | Sodium: 415mg | Potassium: 254mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 41g | Vitamin A: 136IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 143mg | Iron: 2mg