Loaf Cake Chocolate Banana Bread Recipe for Brunch or Dessert

Chocolate Banana Bread Recipe

Chocolate and Bananas
Author Kelli


  • 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


  1. Preheat oven to 375 F.
  2. Lightly oil regular sized loaf pan or 2 9” x 5 “ loaf pans.
  3. 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.
  4. Add the flour, baking soda and Cocoa powder. Whisk until combined fully, but don’t over mix. Fold in the chocolate chips.
  5. 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.