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Chocolate Chip Banana Bread - flavorful, extra moist banana bread recipe

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

This Chocolate Chip Banana Bread is the best banana bread recipe around. It's moist, super flavorful, has a perfectly domed top, and filled with chocolate chips. 
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 10 slices


  • 1 ⅓ cup mashed bananas , 3-4 bananas
  • ½ cup melted butter
  • ¾ cup light brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 cup mini chocolate chips


  • Preheat the oven to 350F degrees. 
  • Line a 9x5 inch loaf pan with parchment paper or grease and flour.
  • In a large bowl stir together the mashed bananas, melted butter and sugar. 
  • Whisk in the eggs and vanilla extract. Then stir in the sour cream.
  • In a separate bowl whisk together the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. 
  • Carefully fold the flour mixture into to banana mixture. Followed by ¾ cup chocolate chips. 
  • Pour the batter into the prepared pan, and sprinkle the remaining ¼ cup chocolate chips on top.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 50 to 70 minutes. If the top starts to brown too much, around 40 minutes through tent a piece of aluminium foil over top. 
  • Allow to cool and then slice. 


*Store leftovers in an airtight container.
**Banana bread can easily be frozen. Cool fully then wrap tightly in plastic wrap and freeze. Thaw in the fridge.