5 from 5 votes
Review Recipe

Chocolate Banana Bread

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 9 servings
Author Holly Nilsson
Course Snack
Cuisine American
This banana bread is chocolatey delicious with double chocolate inside and a chocolate topping!
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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 small bananas mashed (approx. 1 1/3 cups)
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
Topping
  • 1/4 cup half & half
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar packed
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 6 tablespoons chocolate chips

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Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease & flour a 9×5 loaf pan.

  2. Combine flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and baking powder in a large bowl. Set aside.
  3. Cream butter and sugars together until fluffy. Stir in eggs and bananas. Add banana mixture and chocolate chips to flour mixture. Stir just until combined.
  4. Bake 50-60 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
Topping:
  1. Heat half & half and brown sugar over medium heat until brown sugar has dissolved and tiny bubbles start to form on the edges. Stir in vanilla and butter until melted and turn off heat. Add chocolate chips and do not stir, let sit 2-3 minutes.
  2. Whisk chocolate chips until smooth. Cool completely and drizzle over bread.

Recipe Notes

A serving is calculated as a 1 inch slice.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 442, Fat: 19g, Saturated Fat: 11g, Cholesterol: 76mg, Sodium: 250mg, Potassium: 331mg, Carbohydrates: 64g, Fiber: 4g, Sugar: 38g, Protein: 6g, Vitamin A: 11.1%, Vitamin C: 5.5%, Calcium: 6.5%, Iron: 12.4%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

Keyword chocolate banana bread, triple chocolate banana bread