This quick recipe for Easy 3 Ingredient Banana Bread is delicious! I could not believe how good it was with such simple ingredients. All you need is 3-4 ripe bananas, eggs, and a box of cake mix. Yes, you can make great tasting banana bread with a box of your favorite cake mix.
I had bananas that were getting over-ripe that I needed to use so I decided try this easy recipe. I quickly mixed all the ingredients together to create this delicious treat.
Simply mash the bananas in a large bowl, then add the remaining ingredients and mix well. Spray 2 small loaf pans or 1 large loaf pan with non-stick cooking spray and divide the batter and pour into two loaf pans. You can even make muffins.
Next I topped one of the loaves with mini chocolate chips. I love chocolate chips on everything, well almost everything so I decided to add them to one loaf. Next, I put them in the oven and baked at for 35-40 minutes at 350 degrees. You might need to bake a little longer if using 1 loaf pan.
Best of all you can easily make this gluten free when you use a gluten free cake mix or you can use a sugar free cake mix! Without the additional oil this is actually a lower fat version of traditional banana bread. Some readers think it has a bit of cake texture but my family thought it was great.
I like to keep yellow cake mix on hand and make this when I have surprise company visit. It is also nice to be able to make when I have over ripened bananas on hand. Another great tip is to use a spice cake mix. Our readers tell us that makes an amazing loaf of bread!
I do love this delicious warm banana bread right off the of the cooling rack. If you have extra simply store in an airtight container. It makes great housewarming gifts too! It is an easy recipe to use over-ripen bananas.
- 3-4 whole ripe bananas
- 1 box yellow cake mix (you can also use gluten free, sugar free or other flavor)
- 2 large eggs
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
- Smash bananas in a large bowl, then add remaining ingredients and mix well.
- Spray 2 small loaf pans or 1 large loaf pan with non stick cooking spray.
- Fill the pans (or pan) with batter.
- Bake at for 35-40 minutes - you might need to bake longer if using 1 loaf pan.
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Recipe originally published on Oct 10, 2014.
Shelley is a boy mom, marine wife, and is blessed with an amazing family. She loves sharing recipes, travel reviews and tips that focus on helping busy families make memories.