This Cinnamon Banana Bread Cake Mix Recipe takes literally minutes to whip up and it makes your house smell downright divine! Get it going in the afternoon so you can have it for dessert and so your house will smell fabulous when the hubs comes home. 🙂 I like to keep a selection of boxed cake mixes in my pantry and almost never make them according to the package. Nope, I always try to make easy cake mix recipes, don’t you?
As long as you have a few over-ripe bananas and a box of white cake mix, you can make this delicious bread! Seriously, I wish I could pull off some Disney magic and force the smell through your speakers. Sooooo yummy! LOL!
What is the best way to store dessert bread?
When it comes to storing dessert bread, there are a few key factors to consider in order to prolong its shelf life and maintain its flavor and texture.
First and foremost, it is important to store the bread in an airtight container or wrapped tightly in plastic wrap to prevent exposure to air, which can lead to staling.
Additionally, if you plan on storing the bread for a longer period of time, you may want to consider freezing it, as this can preserve its freshness for several months.
Overall, with proper storage techniques, your dessert bread can last for several days and still be just as delicious as the day you made it.
What are the benefits of using a cake mix when baking bread?
Using a cake mix when baking bread might seem like an unconventional choice, but the benefits of doing so cannot be denied.
First and foremost, cake mixes are incredibly convenient, as they come pre-measured and pre-mixed with all the necessary ingredients, saving time and effort.
Additionally, many cake mixes include additives like emulsifiers and enzymes, which can improve the texture and flavor of bread. These additives also help maintain moisture in the bread, resulting in a longer shelf life.
Furthermore, cake mixes offer a wide range of flavors and varieties, allowing bakers to experiment and try new combinations.
By utilizing a cake mix, bakers can easily achieve consistent and delicious results without the added stress and complexity of traditional bread recipes.
Can I freeze baked bread for later?
As a curious bread enthusiast, you may be wondering whether it is possible to freeze your freshly baked bread for later enjoyment. The answer? Absolutely!
Freezing baked bread can extend its lifespan by several weeks without sacrificing too much of its taste and texture. However, before popping your loaf in the freezer, it is best to let it cool entirely to room temperature.
Once cooled, wrap the bread tightly in either plastic wrap or aluminum foil, making sure no air can penetrate the packaging.
While the texture of the bread may not be quite as fresh as the day it was baked, frozen bread is still a great option for those looking to stretch the life of their loaves.
- My favorite Cinnamon-Sugar!
- Love a solid aluminum Loaf pan such as this one.
- I like a good thin measuring spoon that will fit into my spice jars.
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- 1 box Betty Crocker™ White cake mix
- 1/3 cup vegetable oil
- 3 large eggs
- 4 medium over-ripe bananas, mashed
- 4 tablespoons cinnamon-sugar
- Butter for greasing the loaf pan
Pre-heat oven to 350°F.
Coat sides and bottom of a loaf pan with butter and then sprinkle 1 tablespoon of cinnamon sugar in pan - shaking to coat all areas.
In large bowl, beat all ingredients above minus 2 tablespoons of cinnamon-sugar.
Pour mixture into prepared pan and then sprinkle remaining cinnamon-sugar on top.
Bake 45 to 55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center of loaves comes out clean and inside of cracks do not look wet.
Cool 15 minutes in pan on cooling rack. Remove loaf from pan to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 2 hours, to prevent crumbling when slicing.
For easier slicing, store loaves tightly covered 24 hours. Cut with a serrated knife, using a light sawing motion.