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Chocolate Banana Bread Recipe

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Don’t miss out on this Chocolate Banana Bread recipe! It’s the perfect way to make a delicious dessert or snack in a short amount of time! If you’re a fan of baking bread, be sure to check out my Cake Mix Bread Recipes for even more sweet treats!

Chocolate Banana Bread Recipe

This is just as good as my Peanut Butter, Chocolate Chip, Banana bread!  I mean seriously, who doesn’t love a slice (or two) of fresh banana bread, particularly when chocolate is involved?

Here’s a surefire chocolate banana bread recipe that will keep everyone coming back for more!

This recipe makes 2 loaves, but you may want to double the recipe and freeze the extra loaves because they’re so good!

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More Banana Bread Recipes:

  1. Cinnamon Banana Bread
  2. Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Banana Bread
  3. Banana Bread Pudding

Loaf Bread Resources:

  1. Wilton Perfect Results 8-Cavity Loaf Pan, Mini
  2. OXO Good Grips Non-Stick Pro 1 Lb Loaf Pan
  3. Kaiser Bakeware 12-Inch Half Round Loaf Pan
Chocolate Banana Bread Recipe

Chocolate Banana Bread Recipe

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes

You're going to love the taste of this Chocolate Banana Bread Recipe.


  • 6 ripe and mashed bananas
  • 1 cup soft margarine
  • 1 ½ cups white sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 3 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • ¼ cup Cocoa powder
  • ¾ cup chocolate chips


    Preheat oven to 375 F.

    Lightly oil regular sized loaf pan or 2 9” x 5 “ loaf pans.

    After you have mashed the bananas, place them in a large bowl with the margarine, sugar, vanilla and eggs. Whisk or use an electric mixer until the ingredients are creamy. Add the butter buttermilk and whisk until smooth.

    Add the flour, baking soda and Cocoa powder. Whisk until combined fully, but don’t over mix. Fold in the chocolate chips.

    Pour the batter into your loaf pan(s) and bake on the middle rack for about 50-60 minutes. Your banana bread is done when a toothpick is inserted in the middle and comes out clean.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 16 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 395Total Fat: 16gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 2gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 47mgSodium: 207mgCarbohydrates: 61gFiber: 5gSugar: 34gProtein: 7g

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Shannon Gurnee

Tuesday 16th of February 2016

I love making banana bread, but have never tried making chocolate banana bread. I'm gonna have to give it a try sometime.

Becca Wilson

Saturday 13th of February 2016

My kids would go wild for this! I love banana bread and this looks amazing :)

Shaney Vijendranath (youbabyandi)

Friday 12th of February 2016

I love banana bread but never tried the chocolate one. Sounds delicious, definitely plan on trying it.

Jennifer Pilgrim

Thursday 11th of February 2016

Nothing is better than chocolate banana bread!! I love how you styled the photos with fruit. Xo

Crystal Lopez

Wednesday 10th of February 2016

This recipe looks amazing. I love breads as desserts and this combination of chocolate and bananas sounds simply wonderful!

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