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Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread takes an easy comfort food classic up a notch with mini chocolate chips.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword banana bread recipe, chocolate chip banan bread
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 12 slices
Calories 258kcal
Author Toni Dash


  • 9-inch by 5-inch loaf pan


  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup melted unsalted butter
  • 3 ripe bananas
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ cups all purpose flour (regular or gluten-free)
  • 2 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon Kosher salt
  • ½ cup mini chocolate chips plus about 2 tbsp for topping


  • Spray a 9-inch by 5-inch loaf pan with nonstick spray.
  • Place an oven rack in the middle of the oven. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Mash bananas with a fork.
  • In a large mixing bowl add: granulated sugar, brown sugar and melted butter . Mix to combine.
  • Add in the egg, sour cream, vanilla, and mashed bananas.
  • Mix until well combined and smooth.
  • Add in the flour, baking soda, and salt and mix until just combined.
  • Fold in the mini chocolate chips with a spatula until evenly distributed.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan and smooth. Top with 2 tablespoons mini chocolate chips.
  • Place in the oven and bake for 30 minutes. After 30 minutes cover the top of the bread with foil to protect from over browning.
  • Check bread after 55 minutes-1 hour by inserting a toothpick. Remove from oven when toothpick comes out clean.
  • Allow bread to cool in the pan on a cooling rack from 10 minutes before removing it. Cool fully on rack before slicing.


Calories: 258kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 319mg | Potassium: 153mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 256IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 1mg