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Crazy Good Breadmachine Chocolate Chip Bread Recipe

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This Breadmachine Chocolate Chip Bread Recipe is a game changer in how you make your bread. I’ve always made white bread in the bread machine but now that I can do chocolate chip, it’s awesome! I don’t know why I waited so long to use my bread setting on my machine to try this recipe.

Make certain to look at our bread recipes that are perfect for cooking in the bread machine!

Be certain to check out our other 40 + Bread Machine and Bread Recipes as well. You can’t go wrong with homemade bread!

You can also try and add more chocolate chips to this banana chocolate chip bread as well! So easy and delicious. Using the bread machine cooks it up perfectly every single time!

I’m also a huge fan of these Bread Machine Desserts!

Breadmachine Chocolate Chip Bread Recipe

Since the bread machine does all the work for you, it’s as simple as adding in a few ingredients and hitting the button. Knowing that the bread pan is going to shape and cook the bread loaf perfectly is such a relief! You don’t have to stress over putting it on a kneading cycle or anything! It’s just so easy.

My boys love when I make this in the bread machine because they know that it’s always good. It’s fast, easy, and perfectly combines those chocolate chips melted with the mashed bananas. Sweet but not too sweet, just how I like it.

What is the best way to cool baked bread?

The bread baked needs to be taken out of the pan to cool. Have the bread turned out onto a wire rack to get rid of some of that steam. This is the easiest way to cool the bread fast. Just be certain to wear an oven mitt as the handle of the bread pan will be hot.

Specialty Ingredients:

The following ingredients are affiliate links on Amazon because they may be a bit hard to find in your normal store.  I wanted you to be able to see exactly which things we are using.

Reminder, not all ingredients in the Chocolate Chip Bread Recipe are linked above, just the ones that may be a bit difficult to find or that you might be unsure of what to look for

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Make it a Meal:

One of the things that save my time and sanity is meal planning. It’s not hard and it’s super fast and easy to do! If you’re ready for a simple way to get back some of your days, now is the time to try out meal planning as well!

Main Dish: Hearty Ground Beef and Bisquick Recipes

Vegetable Side: Pan Fried Potatoes and Carrots Recipe Story

Starch Side: Hearty Black Bean and Sweet Potato Soup Recipe

Refreshing Drink: Homemade Iced Tea Recipes

Best Bread Recipes:

Once you make this easy chocolate chip bread in the machine recipe, keep that momentum going! I love baking bread in my house so I thought I’d share some of my other favorite bread recipes with all of you!

This Sweet Lemon Blueberry Zucchini Bread Recipe is wonderful.

I really crave this Simple Berry Delicious Monkey Bread Recipe.

This Easy Homemade Bread recipe is a must!

I find myself making this Blueberry Lemon Bread quite frequently.

Once fall rolls around, this Pumpkin Bread with Maple Glaze is always a hit.

The family is always begging me to make this Lemon Blueberry Swirl Bread Recipe.

Start or end your day with this Tropical Pina Colada Monkey Bread.

What toppings do you add to chocolate banana bread?

Anything that you want! You can add butter, cinnamon, and sugar, a spoonful of whipped cream…and you can even leave it plain! Eat your slice how you want it!

You can even top with some peanut butter as well.

How do you store banana bread to keep it soft? 

Preserving freshly-baked banana bread’s soft, chewy texture is possible by taking a few simple steps.

After baking, the easiest way to ensure that it remains soft is to store it in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 5 days.

If it needs to be stored longer, you should consider refrigerating or freezing it. When storing banana bread in the refrigerator, wrap it in aluminum foil and place it inside a labeled freezer bag.

To freeze it, double wrap it with plastic wrap or aluminum foil and place it inside a labeled freezer bag; then thaw it at room temperature when ready to eat.

It’s important to note that adding fillings like walnuts or chocolate chips before storage can shorten its shelf life due to the additional moisture in these ingredients. Following these steps will help keep your banana bread moist!

What other ingredients can be added to banana bread?

Incorporating a variety of ingredients into banana bread can be an effective way to add interesting flavors and textures to the traditional dessert.

One popular option used in many variations is chocolate chips, which complement the sweetness of bananas while adding a tangy counterbalance.

Nuts such as walnuts, almonds, or pecans add crunch and nutty flavor to banana bread.

Raisins provide a sweet contrast to the tartness of bananas, while spices like cinnamon can enhance the overall flavor.

Other additions could include dried fruits such as cranberries, apricots, and dates for sweetness or coconut flakes for a subtle tropical twist.

Additionally, combining shredded carrots with banana bread provides extra moisture and fibrous content to create a healthier dish.

With so many possible ingredients, bakers have endless opportunities to explore different combinations of banana bread recipes.

How do I know when bananas are perfectly ripened for banana bread?

Identifying the ideal ripeness for making banana bread is relatively straightforward, although it requires keen attention to detail.

When selecting bananas for this purpose, look for fruit with blackened and slightly softened skins. Even a few dark-brown spots indicate ripeness: these fruits have likely fully matured on the plant and become sweeter due to the conversion of natural starches into sugars.

Although some recipes call for overly ripe or even mushy fruit, this may produce banana bread with a texture that is too dense or wet.

Therefore, it is best to choose smaller bananas that have only reached the peak of ripeness; these will contribute the perfect blend of flavor without sacrificing texture.

More Banana Recipes:

Breadmachine Chocolate Chip Bread Recipe

Breadmachine Chocolate Chip Bread Recipe

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 4 hours
Total Time: 4 hours 5 minutes

Using your bread machine makes this such a simple recipe to make!


  • 3 ripe mashed bananas
  • 1/3 cup of vegetable oil
  • ¾ cup of brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 t vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1 t baking powder
  • Salt
  • ½ cup of chocolate chips


Whisk the oil, brown sugar, egg, bananas, and vanilla in a large bowl and set aside.

In the bread machine bread pan, add in the baking powder, salt, and flour.

Pour the mixture into the pan on top of the flour mixture.

Push the quick bread setting button and shut the lid.

Once you hear the beep of the machine to add in ingredients, lift the lid and add in the chocolate chips. Use a spatula and scrape the sides to push down any batter.

Let the bread bake and then take the pan out of the machine to cool before removing the bread from the pan.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 368Total Fat: 13gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 23mgSodium: 150mgCarbohydrates: 61gFiber: 3gSugar: 33gProtein: 5g

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