Chocolate Banana Bread

This Chocolate Banana Bread is a family favorite at our house. It is the BEST way to put those ripe bananas to use. It is so yummy, I eat it as dessert.

Happy Sunday. Sundays are baking days at my house. It’s something that we grew up doing (our cute mom was always making some yummy dessert on Sundays after church) and it’s something that I continued with my little family.

I try to get my kids involved as much as possible and this is something that we made a couple of weeks ago- full of melty chocolate chips and moist from the bananas, it was a winner.

It was the perfect combination of banana and chocolate and it was so delicious.

This is one of the best banana bread recipe I have ever tried. It’s so moist and has the perfect texture. If you have never made a successful banana bread recipe (like me) this one has come out perfectly every time.

I am telling you, this is the best way to eat bananas.

what is the best way to store this bread?

I love this recipe, and my family does as well, that we usually don’t any leftover. However, if you do have some leftover, the best way to store the bread, is by putting it in the fridge.

We recommend placing it in an air tight storage container, and putting it in the fridge.

If you aren’t going to eat it for more than a week, we recommend freezing it. Again the best way to freeze it is placing them in an airtight storage container and putting it in the freezer.

It will last nicely in the freezer for about 2 weeks, and in the fridge, about 3-5 days.

To thaw it, we recommend placing them in the fridge overnight and serving them the next day. It’s especially delicious if you give it a little cooking in the microwave and it tastes like it came right out of the oven.

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Serves: 6

Chocolate Banana Bread

A delicious spin on ol' banana bread: add chocolate! Chocolate definitely makes everything better, including bread. 🙂

15 minPrep Time

60 minCook Time

1 hr, 15 Total Time

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  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2-3 medium bananas, mashed (just a little over 1 cup)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup milk chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease a 9"x5" loaf pan and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, mix together flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Set bowl aside.
  4. In a separate bowl, beat sugar and butter together until creamy. Add 2 eggs and mix well. Add in bananas, vanilla, and milk and stir until completely incorporated.
  5. Add the wet banana mixture to the dry ingredients and mix until just combined. Fold in chocolate chips and spoon batter into prepared baking pan.
  6. Bake for 55-65 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Remove bread from oven and let cool on a wire rack for at least 30 minutes. Remove from pan and enjoy.



464 cal


15 g


77 g


6 g
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2 Responses to “Chocolate Banana Bread”

  1. I made this recipe this past was a hit! My husband, who isn't normally a fan of banana bread, loved it! He loves chocolate, so I had a feeling he'd love this! I gave half of the loaf to my parents, and they really enjoyed it, too! I used 3 medium-sized bananas and mini chocolate chips. Thanks for this great recipe!

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