Moist Chocolate Banana Bread. Super moist, rich and deliciously sweet chocolate banana bread made with real cocoa without chocolate chips! Perfect for breakfast or snack.
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Soft Moist Chocolate Banana Bread

Easy-to-make, deliciously sweet, moist chocolate banana bread made in one bowl! Who doesn't want chocolate for breakfast?!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: banana bread, banana bread recipe, chocolate banana bread
Servings: 1 loaf
Calories: 229kcal
Author: Jamie Silva


  • 1 stick unsalted butter melted (1/2 cup)
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 large egg beaten
  • 4 ripe bananas, mashed (frozen bananas are perfect because they're extra sweet)
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Homemade Whipped Cream (Optional)

  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place a folded piece of parchment paper in a loaf pan and spray with nonstick spray. This will help remove the loaf later. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar together for about 2 minutes until well combined. Add the egg then add the mashed bananas. Mix for 30 seconds, scraping down the sides of the bowl.
  • Add the flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, salt and vanilla. Mix until well combined. Pour the mixture into the loaf pan. Bake for 45-65 minutes until a knife inserted in the center of the loaf comes out clean. Let cool for at least 30 minutes before cutting/serving.
  • To make the homemade whipped cream, whisk heavy whipping cream, sugar, and vanilla in a stand mixer, at high speed, for about 1 minute until you see soft peaks. Do not overmix or it will fall apart. Homemade whipped cream last 2-3 days in the fridge; 2-3 months in the freezer. 
  • Serve chocolate banana bread slices with homemade whipped cream and raspberries (optional but delicious). Enjoy!


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 229kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 3.4g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 43mg | Sodium: 156mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 16g