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The Best Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Recipe

This is the best Chocolate Chip Banana Bread recipe!  This chocolate chip banana bread comes together easily and is such a popular recipe in my house!  It is moist, delicious, and only takes about 10 minutes to prepare.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time55 mins
Cooling time45 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate chip banana bread, chocolate chip banana bread recipe
Servings: 10 slices
Calories: 384kcal
Author: Lisa Longley

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 very ripe bananas mashed well (see note)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 6 TBSPS unsalted butter melted and cooled
  • 2 large eggs at room temperature and lightly whisked
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt room temperature (sour cream also works)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Spray a 9 by 5 inch loaf pan well with cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, and salt.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the bananas, cooled butter, eggs, yogurt, sugar, and vanilla. 
  • Gently fold the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients.  Be careful not to over mix
  • Stir in the chocolate chips until just combined.
  • Pour the bread batter into the prepared pan.  Bake for 55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted slightly off center in the bread comes out with just a few crumbs.
  • Allow the bread to cool in the pan for 10 minutes. Then remove and allow to cool on a cooling rack for 35 minutes before slicing and enjoying.

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Notes

While you can ripen your bananas in the oven to make them more brown, please note that bananas get sweeter as they ripen. So fake ripening in the oven will make for a less sweet bread.

Nutrition

Calories: 384kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 56mg | Sodium: 229mg | Potassium: 162mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 32g | Vitamin A: 300IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 2mg