Yellow Cake Mix Banana Bread

Yellow Cake Mix Banana Bread Recipe

This yellow cake mix banana bread is incredibly easy to make and is presented so beautifully when baked in a bundt cake pan. Don’t you love using cake mixes as a cooking hack? If you haven’t tried it yet, you need to! I love trying out any and every type of cooking hack out there.

I love making this recipe for friends and neighbors! I always get a ton of compliments on this banana bread recipe. Instead of making cookies this past year, I made my neighbors this banana bread recipe. I cut the bread into thick slices and it looked great since I used the bundt cake pan. Bundt cake pans always make everything look that much more fancy.

This recipe freezes really well since it comes out very moist. I also love making this banana bread on Sunday nights so my family has a delicious breakfast to start their week with.

Can I use frozen bananas for this recipe?

I love using frozen bananas in this yellow cake mix banana bread recipe. I love peeling and tossing some ripe bananas in my freezer and getting them out later to make banana bread with.

If I use fresh bananas how brown should they be?

You can use slightly ripe and spotty bananas or almost black bananas as well as any bananas in between in this recipe. The riper the banana, the sweeter they will be.

What type of pan should I use for this recipe?

For this yellow cake mix banana bread recipe, you can use a bundt cake pan or you can use two loaf pans.

Can I freeze this banana bread?

Yes, you can! Since this recipe makes either a bundt cake pan or two loaf pans of banana bread you can freeze any leftovers. To freeze, tightly wrap your banana bread tightly in plastic cling wrap and then freeze for up to three months.

What ingredients do I need to make this banana bread?

To make this banana bread, you’ll need:

  • 3 ripe bananas
  • 1 box of yellow cake mix (ignore the directions on the box)
  • 3 medium eggs
  • 1/2 cup butter (melted)
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup water

How do I make this banana bread?

To make this yellow cake mix banana bread, first gather your ingredients. Next, preheat your oven to 350 degrees. In a mixing bowl, blend the bananas, eggs, butter, vanilla extract. Add the cinnamon, nutmeg, and cake mix slowly. Add the 1/3 cup of water and blend well with a hand mixer for 3-4 minutes. Bake in a bundt cake pan for 40-45 minutes at 350 degrees or until the top is golden and a toothpick comes out clean from the center.

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Yellow Cake Mix Banana Bread

This banana bread is so easy to make with a box of yellow cake mix and is presented beautifully in a bundt cake pan. This recipe also freezes well.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American, Comfort Food
Keyword banana bread, yellow cake mix
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Servings 8 people
Author Two Pink Peonies
Cost $5

Equipment

  • Bundt cake pan or two loaf pans

Ingredients

  • 3 ripe bananas
  • 1 box of yellow cake mix (ignore the directions on the box)
  • 3 medium eggs
  • 1/2 cup butter (melted)
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup water

Instructions

  • Begin by preheating your oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a mixing bowl, blend the bananas, eggs, butter, vanilla extract.
  • Add the cinnamon, nutmeg, and cake mix slowly.
  • Add the 1/3 cup of water and blend well with a hand mixer for 3-4 minutes.
  • Bake in a bundt cake pan for 40-45 minutes at 350 degrees or until the top is golden.

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Yellow Cake Mix Banana Bread

13 thoughts on “Yellow Cake Mix Banana Bread”

  1. This recipe sounds so tasty! I love taking boxed cake mix and spicing it up, but I never thought about making banana bread. I may need to do this when my bananas get ripe!

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