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How to Make Banana Bread with Chocolate and Whole Wheat Flour


banana bread with chocolate

Who doesn’t love a slice (or two) of fresh banana bread, particularly when chocolate is involved?

Here’s a surefire banana bread with chocolate recipe that will keep everyone coming back for more.

This recipe makes 2 loaves, but you may want to double the recipe and freeze the extra loaves because they are so good!

Ingredients Needed:

  • 6 ripe and mashed bananas
  • 1 cup soft margarine
  • 1 ½ cups white sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 3 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • ¼ cup cacao powder
  • ¾ cup chocolate chips


Preheat oven to 375 F.

Lightly oil regular sized loaf pan or 2  9” x 5 “ loaf pans.

banana bread batter

After you have mashed the bananas, place them in a large bowl with the margarine, sugar, vanilla and eggs. Whisk or use an electric mixer until the ingredients are creamy. Add the butter buttermilk and whisk until smooth.

Add the flour, baking soda and cacao powder. Whisk until combined fully, but don’t over mix. Fold in the chocolate chips.

Pour the batter into your loaf pan(s) and bake on the middle rack for about 50-60 minutes. Your banana bread is done when a toothpick is inserted in the middle and comes out clean.

sliced banana bread



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