A New Take On A Classic, Banana Chocolate Bread

Chocolate Banana Bread Recipe

Image via Etsy

I found THIS recipe on Pinterest via Evil Shenanigans and figured I’d give it a shot. When I say give it a shot, I barely measure correctly and just wing it. I’m not a fan of rules or specifics, so mine may have a little more nutmeg, less banana, definitely more chocolate chips, but whatever happened it worked.   

Little fun fact about me, I hate bananas the second they are fully yellow and start to develop a single brown freckle. Something about an over ripe banana makes me want to throw up. But what doesn’t make me throw up ever, is a super ripe banana, mashed up, with chocolate, and then baked into a fabulous decadent bread.  

In an effort to not eat the whole thing (because this is something I could definitely do in about 2 days flat on my own if not sooner) I was super generous and gave a third to my sister and the other third to my Mom for her to serve up to her Mahjong friends.  


  • 1 1/2 cups packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs, at room temperature
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed (about 1 cup)
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup Dutch-processed cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Grease loaf pans
  • Cream sugar, oil and add eggs in one by one
  • Mash bananas and add in
  • Add dry ingredients
  • Toss chocolate chips in a tbsp of flour then fold into the mix
Chocolate banana bread
Chocolate banana bread

Jessica is an Atlanta life and style blogger. Aiming to bring practical tips to your every day life. Tips that you can easily tackle and make your life feel just a tad more 'put-together'.

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  1. 11.1.13
    Tiffany Style Blog said:

    I’d like a slice please!! Looks yummm! 🙂

  2. 11.1.13
    Cathy, your Poor Little It Girl said:

    Get in my belly!!! That looks SO good!

    Cathy, your Poor Little It Girl

  3. 11.1.13

    YUM!! I need to try this asap!

    The Style Storm
    xo, Christina

  4. 11.2.13
    Aly said:

    This looks amazing! Thanks for sharing!


  5. 11.4.13
    Alyssa said:

    I’m not a fan of bananas, but I’ll never say no to banana bread!

    Runway Chef