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Chocolate Banana Bread
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Chocolate Banana Bread

Course Bread, Cake, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword banana-bread-recipes, chocolate-banana-bread, chocolate-chip-banana-bread
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Cooling time 2 hours
Total Time 3 hours
Servings 1 loaf

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup Dutch process or Hershey's Special Dark cocoa
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 medium ripe bananas (around 1 1/2 cups mashed) mashed
  • 1 cup buttermilk or 8 oz sour cream
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter melted
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips divided

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a 9 x 5 inch loaf pan with baking spray. Set aside.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, use a whisk to sift together flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt.
  • In a separate bowl use a fork to mash bananas. Whisk in buttermilk, granulated sugar, brown sugar, butter, egg and vanilla.
  • Add wet to dry ingredients, mixing by hand with a large spoon or spatula until fully moistened. Mix in 3/4 cup chocolate chips.
  • Spread into prepared pan. Sprinkle top with reserved chocolate chips. (You may use more chocolate chips on top, if desired)
  • Bake for 50-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center shows moist crumbs.
  • Cool in pan for 15 minutes then remove to a cooling rack to cool completely.
  • Store at room temperature or chilled tightly wrapped for up to 3 days.