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Recipe  •  29 April 2024


Chocolate Chip & Walnut Banana Bread

This recipe is the ultimate dessert and is guaranteed to warm you right up.

Banana bread is hands down my favorite comfort dessert, and when you add chocolate chips to it, I simply can't resist. This recipe is the ultimate dessert and is guaranteed to warm you right up. You can whip it up in just 15 minutes and then let it bake for 1 hour, filling your home with the delicious aroma of freshly baked bread. This bread is perfectly moist and rich, with a tasty yet subtle crunch from the walnuts. Invite your friends over for a slice–if you can manage to save any!

Serves: 8-10
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 2-3 medium ripe bananas, mashed
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips



  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C). Grease a 9 x 5-inch (23 x 13cm) loaf pan.

  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.

  3. In a separate large bowl, cream the sugar and butter until the mixture is fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, mixing well after each one.

  4. Add the vanilla extract and mashed bananas, then slowly add the dry mixture, stirring until fully combined.

  5. Fold the chocolate chips and walnuts into the batter. Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan.

  6. Place the pan in the oven and bake for 1 hour or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

  7. Remove the pan from the oven and allow the bread to cool for 30 minutes before serving.

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