Southern Living's Easiest Banana Bread Ever

Total Time
1hr 20mins
20 mins
1 hr

I got this recipe out of the 1996 Southern Living's Annual Recipes cookbook years ago. I tried because it started out with a yellow cake mix and now everyone loves it and requests it every year. It is so super easy and it even makes 2 loaves-- 1 to keep and eat and 1 to give away. Enjoy!!!!

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  1. Beat eggs at medium speed with an electric mixer until thick and pale; add cake mix and next 3 ingredients, mixing well.
  2. Stir in bananas and nuts.
  3. Pour batter into two greased and floured 8 1/2x 4 1/2 x 3-inch loafpans.
  4. Bake at 350F for 1 hour or until a wooden toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  5. Cool in pans on wire racks for 10 minutes; remove from pans, and cool completely on wire racks.