This easy Double Chocolate Banana Bread recipe is made in one bowl with simple ingredients
Still turns out super dark and chocolaty with a plush texture, top with a sprinkle of chocolate chips and sugar for a caramelized chocolate crust
The best part about this recipe is that you can choose your own adventure – make it a breakfast, make it a snack, you win in every scenario
Ingredients for Double Chocolate Banana Bread – 1/4 cup (56 grams) unsalted butter (4 tablespoons or 1/2 stick) – 3 ripe bananas (should equal 1.5 cups or about 270 grams mashed) – 1/3 cup (67 grams) granulated sugar – 1/3 cup (67 grams) brown sugar (packaged) – 2 large eggs – 1 tsp vanilla extract – 1/4 cup (70 grams) plain Greek yogurt – 1/2 tsp salt – 1 tsp baking soda – 3/4 cup (50 grams) cocoa powder – 1 cup (125 grams) all purpose flour – 1/2 cup (85 g) chocolate chips, plus more for sprinkling on top (optional) – 1 Tbsp (!2g) turbinado or granulated sugar, for sprinkling on top (optional)
Servings - 12, Preparation Time - 20 mins, Cooking Time - 50 mins, Type - Bread
Chocolate Banana Bread will keep well wrapped at room temperature for up to 5 days. Can be stored in the fridge for up to a week
The whole cooked loaf can be frozen, wrapped tightly in plastic, and stored in a freezer storage bag for up to 3 months
Recipe Tips and FAQs – How to make this Chocolate Banana Bread gluten-free? – Simply replace the all-purpose flour in this recipe with an equal amount of gluten-free all-purpose flour mix that contains xanthan gum, such as Bob's Red Mill 1-to-1 or King Arthur flour to measure. – What can be used in place of Greek yogurt? – You can use Greek-style plant-based yogurt (make sure it's the thick, not the runny kind) or sour cream in place of Greek yogurt. – Can oil be used instead of butter? – Yes, you can use 1/4 cup of any neutral oil of your choice – like olive oil, avocado oil, or canola oil.