Chocolate Banana Bread Recipe
Heavenly Double Chocolate Banana Bread - So soft and bursting with banana and chocolate flavor. The perfect recipe to use up ripe bananas!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Servings: 32 (2 loaves)
- 1/2 cup salted butter , softened
- 1 1/3 cup sugar
- 2 large eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 cup sour cream
- 1 3/4 cups flour
- 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 3 ripe bananas , mashed (about 1 cup)
- 1 1/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips or chunks
Preheat oven to 325°F. Lightly grease two bread pans and then set aside. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar. Then mix in eggs. Next add the vanilla and sour cream. In a separate bowl whisk flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Slowly add to sugar mixture and stir until combined. Fold in bananas and chocolate chips (reserve a few for the top). Top with with extra chocolate chips if desired. Pour into 2 large loaf pans or 4 small loaf pans. You can also make 24 muffins with this recipe.
Bake for 1 hour in a loaf pan, 35-45 minutes in a small loaf pan or 20-25 minutes in a muffin pan. Make sure it comes clean with a toothpick.
Once the bread is cooked, allow to cool in the pan for at least 10 minutes and then remove the bread and place on a cooling rack.
Slice and enjoy with a cold glass of milk!
Calories: 156kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 116mg | Potassium: 136mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 165IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1.1mg