The BEST Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Lets be real- Banana bread is a classic and it gets even better when you add chocolate to the banana bread because who doesn’t love a banana chocolate combination. This Chocolate Chip Banana Bread recipe WILL have basic household ingredients, WILL be VERY MOIST, and it WILL include CHOCOLATE.

-Makes 1 Loaf-


  • 1 1/2 cup of mashed over ripe bananas (about 2-3 bananas)
  • 5 Tbs melted butter (70 grams)
  • 3/4 cups sugar (150 grams)
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour (190 grams)
  • 1 tsp baking soda (4 grams)
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg (2 grams)
  • pinch of salt
  • 3/4 cup – 1 cup cup semi- sweet chocolate chips (120 grams)


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 9×5 loaf pan. You can also line with parchment paper to avoid sticking.
  2. Combine flour, baking soda, nutmeg, and salt in a small bowl. Whisk to combine.
  3. Combine together mashed bananas, butter, egg, and sugar in a medium bowl until evenly combined. Add vanilla and mix well.
  4. Add dry ingredients and mix just until combined. DO NOT over mix.
  5. Lastly, add most of your chocolate chips in the banana bread batter. You can save a handful to add to the top of the banana bread.
  6. Pour into prepared loaf pan and bake 50-60 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. DO NOT overbake.
  7. Cool in the pan 10 minutes. Remove from pan and cool completely on a rack.

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