This soft and moist banana bread recipe is everything you can ask for in banana bread. Loaded with bananas, raspberries, and white chocolate chips, this is the perfect way to use up ripe bananas.

Moist banana bread topped with powdered sugar and sliced.

There is nothing better than freshly baked banana bread. From the classic banana bread to chocolate peanut butter bread, you can’t go wrong with a homemade banana bread loaf!

Moist Banana Bread Recipe –

Tender and moist bread loaf packed with bananas, raspberries, and white chocolate chips. This bread load will become your go-to recipe! We love using this recipe when we have ripe bananas that we need to use; it comes together so fast and tastes wonderful.

The moist banana bread recipe is the BEST recipe that everyone is going to love!

Stack of sliced raspberry bread slices.

Ingredients for Moist Banana Bread-

  • Eggs– The eggs act as a bonding agent for bread loaf.
  • Sugar– Granulated sugar will work just fine.
  • Bananas– You want to make you use ripe bananas to get the perfect loaf. Mash the bananas using a fork!
  • Buttermilk– Buttermilk gives the loaf fluffiness and makes your bread moist.
  • Oil– Give you the perfect MOIST bread.
  • Vanilla Extract– For extra flavors!
  • Flour– You want to use a good quality all-purpose flour for this recipe.
  • Cinnamon– Ground cinnamon for extra flavor.
  • Baking Soda and powder – help the bread rise and keep its shape.
  • Raspberries– Fresh raspberries work best for this bread loaf. You can also use frozen raspberries.
  • Chocolate Chips- We use white chocolate chips for this raspberry bread, but you can use milk chocolate or semi-sweet chocolate chips.
All the ingredients needed for this homemade raspberry banana bread.

How to Make Moist Banana Bread –

This banana raspberry bread comes together so quickly you are going to love this sweet bread loaf!

  1. Prep– Preheat the oven to 350°F and line a 9×5 bread loaf pan with parchment paper.
  2. Dry Ingredients– Sift the flour, cinnamon, baking powder, and baking soda into a bowl and set aside.
  3. Wet Ingredients– In a large bowl, beat the sugar and eggs until fluffy. Add the mashed bananas, buttermilk, oil, and vanilla and mix until combined.
  4. Combine– Mix in the dry ingredients until combined.
  5. Fold in the raspberries and white chocolate chips.
  6. Bake– Pour the batter into the prepared bread. Bake until the toothpick comes out clean if inserted into the center of the bread loaf.
  7. Cool– Remove bread and cool on a wire rack.
  8. Serve– Dust and powdered sugar, slice, and enjoy!
Step by step collage of how to make homemade banana bread with raspberries and whie chocolate chips!

Raspberry and Chocolate Add-ins:

Here are some popular add-ins for the bread.

  • Chopped nuts (walnuts, pecans)
  • Dried cherries
  • Other fruit
  • Chocolate chunks
  • Peanut butter
  • Nutella
  • Mixed berries

Storage –

  • Store: Tightly seal the loaf with plastic wrap or keep it in a plastic bag or air-tight container. This loaf will last for about 2 days at room temp nor up to 4 days if stored in the fridge.
  • Freezing: If you want to freeze this bread loaf, leave out the raspberries, as they will taste unpleasant after you’ve defrosted the bread.
A slice of banana bread with raspberries being ripped in half.


Can I use frozen bananas?

Yes! You can use frozen bananas, but you want to ensure they are thawed.

How to make homemade buttermilk?

If you do not have buttermilk on hand, you can make your own! Just combine 1/4 cup sour cream with 1 tsp vinegar.

What if I don’t have ripe bananas?

You can ripen bananas by baking them on a baking sheet at 250°F for about 15 minutes.

Can I make this recipe into muffins?

Yes, add the batter to muffin liners and bake at 355°F for about 18-20 minutes.

What size pan will this batter fit into?

Make sure you use a 9”x5” inch bread pan. Anything smaller can result in the batter overflowing!

Banana bread loaf topped with powdered sugar and sliced into pieces.

More Recipes with Banana –

Moist Banana Bread Recipe (Raspberry Bread)

Author: Valentina
5 from 5 votes
This soft and Moist Banana Bread Recipe is everything you can ask for in a banana bread. Loaded with bananas, raspberries, and white chocolate chips,this is the perfect way to use up ripe bananas.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 10 servings


  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour, measured then sifted
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 5 oz raspberries, fresh or frozen
  • 3/4 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp powdered sugar, to dust, optional


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Lightly grease a 9"×5" loaf pan.
  • In a small bowl, combine flour, cinnamon, baking soda and baking powder. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, on medium speed, beat sugar and eggs about 2 minutes. With a fork mash the bananas. Add bananas, buttermilk, oil and vanilla to sugar/egg bowl. Give it a quick mix.
  • Add flour to mixture and mix.
  • Pour 1/3 of the batter into a loaf ban, add some chocolate chips and raspberries. Repeat two more times.
  • Bake in the preheated oven at 350°F for 30 minutes. Turn heat down to 325°F and bake another 15-20 minutes. Check readiness of banana bread with a toothpick, it should come out clean. 
  • Remove bread from the oven. Cool about 10 minutes and remove from loaf pan to cool completely. 


335kcal Calories55g Carbs4g Protein11g Fat3g Saturated Fat36mg Cholesterol95mg Sodium276mg Potassium2g Fiber33g Sugar80IU Vitamin A6mg Vitamin C70mg Calcium1.4mg Iron
Nutrition Facts
Moist Banana Bread Recipe (Raspberry Bread)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 335 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 36mg12%
Sodium 95mg4%
Potassium 276mg8%
Carbohydrates 55g18%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 33g37%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 80IU2%
Vitamin C 6mg7%
Calcium 70mg7%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
(The nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)