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Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

The Best Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Recipe is ultra moist and loaded with ripe bananas and gooey chocolate chip morsels! This quick bread is best served for breakfast, dessert, and anytime in between!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Rest Time15 mins
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Breads
Cuisine: American
Keyword: banana bread recipe, chocolate chip banana bread
Servings: 10 slices
Calories: 355kcal


  • ½ cup butter softened
  • cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs room temperature
  • 3 bananas ripe mashed
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips divided


  • Preheat oven to 350°. Spray 9 X 5 loaf pan with baking spray. (You can also line the bottom of the pan with parchment paper leaving edges coming up on the short side of the pan to help with easy removal).
  • Whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  • Using paddle attachment or hand mixer cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add in eggs one at a time until just combined.
  • Add in mashed bananas, sour cream and vanilla. Mix until blended.
  • Slowly mix in flour until combined.
  • Fold chocolate chips into batter (you can also reserve ¼ cup for top, if desired). Then transfer into prepared loaf pan. Sprinkle remaining chips on top.
  • Bake for 50 to 60 minutes or until center comes out mostly clean when checked with a toothpick or cake tester). Let rest for 15 minutes and then transfer to a wire rack to cool.


Serving: 11 serving | Calories: 355kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 68mg | Sodium: 219mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 28g