How To Make Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

From time to time, old bananas tend to accumulate in households across the world. They’re too mushy to just peel and eat so many just end up in the garbage. But before you go to throw those bananas in the trash, stop and check out this recipe! Old bananas may not be perfect for fruit salad, but they are perfect for banana bread! One of the easiest cakes out there, this delicious goody requires just a couple ingredients you probably already have in your pantry, making it easy to whip up in a jiffy. We’ve amped up this popular pastry even more with mini chocolate chips—a delightful addition to this rich quick bread. If you’re looking for a healthy alternative to chocolate chips we recommend doing chopped walnuts or even raisins to add a lovely extra element.

So, before you throw out those old bananas, be sure to watch this video and observe how easy it is to learn to cook banana bread. You won’t believe how quickly this cake comes together! And if you’re interested in learning more about baking or thinking of pursuing a career in the pastry arts, check out Escoffier Online’s pastry arts certificate program.

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Recipe


¼ cup vegetable oil
1 ½ cups AP flour
3/4 cup sugar
1 tsp baking soda
½ tsp salt
2 eggs, lightly beaten
3 ripe bananas, mashed
1 cup chocolate chips



1. Preheat oven to 350F.

2. Grease an 8.5 inch X 4.5 inch loaf pan.


3. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, salt and baking soda. Ad in the bananas, eggs and oil and mix well. Fold in the chocolate chips and pour the batter into the greased pan. Bake for about 65 minutes or until a knife comes out clean.


4. Let the loaf cool in the pan for at least 10 minutes. Let it finish cooling outside of the pan for another 10 minutes.


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