Chocolate Chip Banana Nut Bread

Bananas, nuts and chocolate… how can you go wrong? I made it with my 7 year old daughter this Saturday. She loves to help me with cooking. The Chocolate Chip Banana Nut Bread was absolutely delicious. I made 2 loafs, so we can have it for breakfast on Sunday.

If you are looking for gluten-free recipe, try our Chocolate Chip Banana Nut Muffins.

Chocolate Chip Banana Nut Bread

The Chocolate Chip Banana Nut Bread is best if served the next day.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 8 servings


  • 3 very ripe bananas peeled and mashed with fork
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter room temperature (plus more for the pan)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts (any)
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease 8×4 inch loaf pan and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, combine mashed bananas, eggs, butter, sugar and vanilla extract.
  • Mix thoroughly, then add dry ingredients: flour, baking powder and salt. Mix well.
  • Stir in chopped nuts and chocolate chips.
  • Pour the batter into the loaf pan.
  • Bake for 55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the bread comes out clean.
  • If necessary, cover the pan loosely with aluminum foil for the last 10 minutes, to prevent excess browning.
  • Cool the bread in pan on wire racks for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from pan to wire racks to cool completely.
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