Chocolate Banana Bread

It has been weeks that I have been saying I was going to make banana bread, but just never seemed to get around to it. Yesterday was a bit cooler than it had been so I decided it was the perfect time to turn on the oven and make the loaf. Instead of the usual regular loaf, I decided to make it Chocolate Banana Bread.

We always have ripe bananas around and we love banana bread. My daughter loves bananas but for some reason, she won’t eat banana bread. Well, I decided to tell her that it was chocolate cake. It was a hit, she really loved it. Now when do I tell her? Well, right after she finishes it and she still wants more.

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Chocolate Banana Bread

Course Breads - Buns - Biscuits
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa
  • 1 cup Brown Sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 3-4 ripe bananas
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 cup butter/margarine
  • 1/2 cup nuts optional

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease a 9x5 inch loaf pan and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt. In a separate bowl, cream together butter and brown sugar. Stir in eggs and mashed bananas until well blended. Stir banana mixture into flour mixture;add half the chips, stir just to moisten. Pour batter into prepared loaf pan and add remaining chips to the top.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 60 to 65 minutes. Let bread cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack.
  4. Slice and serve
    chocolate banana bread

 


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One Response to Chocolate Banana Bread

  1. Brandee says:

    This looks very good! I am the only one in my house who eats chocolate, but I should treat myself every once and awhile 🙂