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Banana Chip Bread Recipe

Banana Chip Bread Recipe

Good old banana bread is delightfully dressed up in this version, studded with chocolate chips and pecans. I served yummy slices at the holiday brunch I plan annually for my relatives. -Shelly Rynearson, Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour + cooling YIELD:16 servings


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 2 large)
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans


  • 1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg. In a small bowl, combine bananas and milk. Combine the flour, baking powder and baking soda; add to creamed mixture alternately with banana mixture. Fold in chocolate chips and pecans.
  • 2. Pour into a greased 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pan. Bake at 350° for 60-70 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely. Yield: 1 loaf.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 251 calories, 12 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 29 mg cholesterol, 129 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Reviews for Banana Chip Bread

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Reviewed Jan. 8, 2016

"I think this bread is very good. It's my favorite. I eat it while it is still warm with milk. Yummy"

Reviewed Jul. 12, 2014

"Delicious! I used whole wheat flour & it was done in 55 minutes. I never measure bananas so I just used 3. I omitted the nuts & used a whole 12 ounce bag of chocolate chips."

Reviewed Nov. 24, 2013

"Excellent and easy to make!"

Reviewed Mar. 27, 2013

"This bread is awesome! Even without the pecans, it's great. Chocolate and bananas....yum!"

Reviewed May. 18, 2012

"It was good, it was moist but it really just tasted like banana bread with chocolate chips! Should probably mince up some cherries so that the bread resembles the name."

Reviewed Mar. 12, 2012

"very good. No changes were made."

Reviewed Feb. 7, 2012

"This is everyone's favorite banana bread! I am often asked for the recipe. I was asked to make mini loaves for a bake sale and they were gone in the first five minutes!"

Reviewed Jul. 29, 2011

"I have several favorite banana bread recipes and make banana bread on a regular basis. This recipe is the favorite of all my banana bread recipes. This is a highly recommended recipe at our house!"

Reviewed Apr. 23, 2010

"Perfect Recipe , Have been making it for years ,my family loves it.I sometimes substitute half a cup of flour by cocoa and it comes out delicious."

Reviewed Mar. 21, 2010

"Very yummy! Will definitely make again soon!"

Reviewed Dec. 29, 2009

"This was a delicious recipe and easy to throw together!!"

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