This 4 ingredient banana bread using cake mix is a great breakfast, dessert or snack! A quick banana bread recipe using overripe bananas we love.
I love easy cake mix recipes! What is in that box is just begging to be amped up in one way or another and this 4 ingredient banana bread is a great example of just what you can do with spice cake mix! You can use any variety you like, but this is a great combination! Perfect for breakfast or to include in your brunch menu, you can throw this together in no time at all.
We came up with a bunch of overripe banana recipes years ago because I just hate wasting food, this 4 ingredient banana bread has just been added to this list as well as a bunch of others.
Have you ever used cake mix to make….well, something other than a cake??!!
It’s a great base to make just about anything sweet really.
The cake mix recipes we’ve made so far are:
Now we’re here to make some banana bread with cake mix!
I will say that if you do have the time, homemade banana bread is worth the time. I don’t make a lot of things homemade from start to finish and usually opt for semi-homemade but banana bread is something I do think tastes better from scratch.
- BUT…if you are in a bind or are missing a few ingredients this semi homemade banana bread with cake mix is a good second for sure!!
It does look pretty close to from scratch though, don’t you think??!!
Here’s what you’ll need to make this easy 4 ingredient banana bread with cake mix.
- Overripe bananas – 5 med. sized is good, could add 6
- Box of cake mix – Spice cake mix is by far the best one to use, could use white or yellow in a bind
- Could add a bit of banana extract if you want a more intense banana flavor
You could add a bit of mini chocolate chips too if you wish, and/or some chopped nuts but I like it as is.
Looking for other easy breakfast recipes?
- Omelette in a mug
- Banana pineapple bread
- Pressure cooker banana bread
- Cupcakes in a jar
- Tons of easy dump cake recipes use cake mix and transform into something amazing
4 Ingredient Banana Bread
- 5 bananas brown
- 1 box cake mix we used spice cake mix, another would work too
- 1/3 c oil
- 3 eggs
- 1/2 c mini chocolate chips optional
- Mash bananas, then add all other ingredients (except c chips if you're adding those) and mix until well combined.
- Fold in chocolate chips if you want to add those and/or nuts.
- Put into preheated oven at 350 degrees for 45 min or until knife comes out clean when inserted into the middle...you do not want to overbake this.This will make 2 loaves or 1 loaf and 8 muffins.Bake muffins for approx. 16-18 min. or until they spring back when touched gently in the middle.
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