Dark Chocolate Banana Bread

Amy H.


Did you know: a cluster of bananas is called a hand? A hand consists of 10 to 20 bananas, which are known as fingers.


★★★★★ 2 votes

10 Min
1 Hr 55 Min


  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 2
  • 1 c
  • 1 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
    dark cocoa
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    chopped pecans or walnuts
  • 3
    overripe bananas, mashed well
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract

How to Make Dark Chocolate Banana Bread


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Beat butter and sugar together. Add in eggs, one at a time until well combined. Mix in milk, vanilla extract, and mashed banana.
  3. Sift together flour, baking soda and salt.
  4. Combine dry ingredients with wet ingredients just until mixed. Stir in chopped nuts.
  5. Pour into 2 greased and floured 8-inch loaf pans.
  6. Bake in 350 degree oven for 50 miin -1 hour.
  7. Cool in pan for 10 minutes.
  8. Turn out onto rack and cool completely.

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