Blogger Brooke McLay from Cheeky Kitchen shares a favorite recipe. Eight easy variations on one simple recipe for basic banana bread.
Chocolate cake mix
1 bag (12 oz) semisweet chocolate chips (2 cups)
(For easier slicing, do not store loaves in refrigerator.)
Yellow cake mix
Cherry chip cake mix
1 jar (6 oz) maraschino cherries, each cut in half
1/2 cup chopped almonds
Serve slices of bread with a drizzle of hot fudge sauce and a dollop of whipped cream.
Butter pecan cake mix
1 bag (12 oz) butterscotch chips (2 cups)
White cake mix
2 tablespoons cinnamon-sugar
Before baking, sprinkle cinnamon-sugar over batter in pans.
Strawberry cake mix
1 cup frozen strawberries, thawed, drained and chopped
Spice cake mix
1 package (8 oz) cream cheese mixed with 1 egg and 1/2 cup sugar
Spread one-quarter of batter in each loaf pan. Spread half of cream cheese mixture over batter in each pan. Swirl remaining batter over cream cheese layer in pans.
1 cup macadamia nuts, chopped
1 cup shredded coconut