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- 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour (spooned into measuring cup and leveled off with knife)
- 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder (natural, not Dutch-processed, such as Hershey's)
- 1 tsp. baking soda
- 1 tsp. salt
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter (room temperature)
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 2 large eggs
- 1 cup bananas (mashed very ripe, from 2-3 brown bananas)
- 1/2 cup sour cream
- 1 tsp. vanilla
- 1/2 cup semi sweet chocolate chips (best quality, such as Guittard or Ghiradelli)
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Mona a year ago
Great taste will make again
Kayla Brooke a year ago
My husband and I absolutely love this recipe!! So delish!
Kirsten Swanson 2 years ago
Yummy! I did use dutch-processed cocoa but added a little extra baking soda. My bread baked/rose just fine and was very tasty. I also used dark chocolate chips instead of semi-sweet (personal preference). Will use this recipe again!
Eric Rehwaldt 2 years ago
Excellent. Easy to make, easy to eat! If you love chocolate then you need to make this recipe.
Rachel Baziak 2 years ago
This recipe was great ! Followed the instructions but I did add walnuts, gave it to friends as gifts and the next day they all wanted the recipe,thanks. So delicious!
Kornfield 2 years ago
Yummly! I mean, YUMMY! Used CACAO, instead of of COCOA; used Organic Cane Sugar, instead of plain granulated. Everything else, as per the recipe. It did overflow the loaf pan in the oven (weird.)
Evelyn Mulder 3 years ago
Great! I’ve made it before and it is a nice change from the usual banana bread.
Beth Mitchell 3 years ago
I went light on the chocolate chips, subbed 1/3 of the sugar for fake sugar and added coconut flakes and pecans to the top. I also used buttermilk instead of sour cream. Amazing!
Наталия Морозова 3 years ago
I didn’t use soar cream and it was still delicious
Lisa Fuentes 3 years ago
It turned out wonderfully moist and full of chocolate flavor My family loved it!!! They asked for it again!!! Will be second time making it! We are fans of this recipe Thank you for sharing😋😋
Peggy 4 years ago
This takes banana bread to a whole new level. Chocolate lovers are going to love this.
nvdjazzy 4 years ago
Really yummy, will make it again!
Sarah 4 years ago
By far the best banana (chocolate) bread I have ever tasted. Family approved too!
Cartney 4 years ago
This is my favorite banana bread recipe. It’s delicious.
J.C. 5 years ago
great!Didnt make it too dark, next time..Very moist, perfect. Added frosting ..
gabe garza 5 years ago
Nice and moist, added some walnuts into the batter before putting it into the pan and then more on top, turned out great!
Chris H. 5 years ago
Really good chocolate and banana flavor I used yogurt because I didn’t have sour cream and it worked great!
BossCulinaire 5 years ago
A chocolate lovers dream!
Corinne Muller 5 years ago
It turned out great. Nice and moist. My kids really liked it and is a great substitute for the zucchini bread they love, and has long been frozen, thawed and eaten.
Roni Phillips 5 years ago
Excellent, moist bread
Stella Nikolaou 5 years ago
So good. Very moist and so delicious! I didn’t have sour cream so I replaced it with yoghurt and still turned out great.
Shaé Ellington 6 years ago
Wow! This is really good!
Carol Porteous 6 years ago
Very delicious Definitely make it again. Satisfies my chocolate cravings
Bill 6 years ago
Very nice recipe. Definitely use again.
Bev T 6 years ago
Just put it in the oven I used Dutch process chocolate so we’ll see what happens lol The batter tasted great 😋
Mary Sylenko 6 years ago
Excellent recipe yes I would make this again,
Chandler 7 years ago
Always turns out great! An extra banana might suit some, but it is great as is! And since I am impatient rather than waiting an hour and a half for a loaf I make mine in a muffin tin. This way they are done on about 20 minutes instead!