The best double Chocolate Banana Bread recipe! Moist and rich chocolate banana bread loaf loaded with chocolate chips, that perfect bread loaf loaded with chocolate flavor!

Peanut butter chocolate banana bread load cut into slices. Next to bananas and a spoon of peanut butter.

If you like banana bread as much as we do, try our classic Banana Bread Recipe and the Zucchini Banana Bread.

Chocolate Banana Bread –

This recipe is a chocolate lover’s dream! It’s rich double chocolate banana bread with chocolate chips and peanut butter. The banana flavor isn’t overpowering, but combined with the chocolate and peanut butter, it truly is divine.

Enjoy the double chocolate banana bread with a cup of our homemade Caramel Brulee Latte.

Chocolate chip banana bread with peanut butter cut into slices.

Ingredients –

This chocolate banana bread requires a few basic pantry ingredients and some bananas and you are good to go!

  • Flour – all-purpose flour works just fine!
  • Baking soda & powder – help the loaf rise and keep shape.
  • Cocoa powder– unsweetened cocoa powder; we use Hershey’s.
  • Eggs– large eggs, as a binding agent.
  • Sugar – granulated sugar as the sweetener.
  • Peanut butter – traditional creamy peanut butter or natural peanut butter both work.
  • Butter – unsalted butter is best.
  • Oil and sour cream- help give the loaf its moist texture.
  • Bananas– Be sure to use ripe bananas for the best results.
  • Chocolate chips– Load your bread with chocolate chips! We love using mini morsels, regular morsels, and sometimes chocolate chunks for this recipe.

Add-In Ideas:

Add texture and flavor to your bread batter, here are some ideas:

  • Chopped nuts, walnuts, pecans, almonds
  • Chopped peanut butter cups
  • White chocolate chips
  • Crushed oreos
  • Shredded coconut
  • Peanut butter chips
How to make chocolate chip banana bread recipe batter.


  1. Dry ingredients: In a bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and soda with cocoa. Set aside.
  2. Wet ingredients: Then in a separate bowl, mash bananas and add the sour cream, oil, vanilla, peanut butter and combine.
  3. Cream butter+sugar: In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar. Add in one egg at a time. Whisk in the banana mixture.
  4. Add choc chips: Fold in choc chips.
  5. Add to pan: Transfer batter to bread loaf pan and layer with peanut butter.
  6. Bake: Bake the banana bread until baked through. Cool on a wire rack, slice and enjoy!

Turn Recipe into Banana Muffins: Make this bread batter into chocolate banana bread muffins! Yes, just add the batter to muffin liners and bake at 355°F for about 18-20 minutes.

How to put chocolate banana bread into the bread pan.


  • Room temp: Store this bread in a tightly sealed plastic bag or container at room temp for up to 2-3 days.
  • Fridge: Refrigerate for 3-4 days.
  • Freeze: Once bread is cooled, wrap tightly with plastic wrap and add to a freezer bag. Freeze 2-3 months.
Peanut butter chocolate banana bread slices with peanut butter.

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Chocolate Banana Bread Recipe

Author: Valentina
5 from 5 votes
The best double Chocolate Banana Bread recipe! Moist and rich chocolate banana bread loaf loaded with chocolate chips, that perfect bread loaf!
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 10 servings



  • 2 large eggs
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • 3 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 3 Tbsp sour cream
  • 2 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour, measured then sifted
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder


  • Preheat oven to 350 °F.
  • Prepare 9”x5” bread pan. Cover with parchment paper and lightly coat with baking spray, dust with flour. Set aside.
  • Combine together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and cocoa powder. Set aside.
  • In a separate bowl, mash the bananas. Add the sour cream, oil, vanilla and peanut butter. 
  • In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar. Add in one egg at a time.
  • Add the banana mixture and combine. 
  • Add in half the flour mixture and whisk together. Add the rest of the flour, mix.
  • Fold in the chocolate chip morsels, reserving a few tablespoons.
  • Pour 2/3 of the batter into bread pan.
  • Add drops of peanut butter over the batter. Gently pour remaining batter over the peanut butter. Add reserved chocolate chip morsels over batter.
  • Bake 45-55 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean if inserted into the center of the loaf. (Bake time may slightly vary depending on your oven).
  • Allow loaf to cool a bit. With a sharp knife, run around the edges of the loaf to release sides. 
  • Enjoy! 


407kcal Calories46g Carbs8g Protein23g Fat7g Saturated Fat46mg Cholesterol225mg Sodium328mg Potassium3g Fiber29g Sugar230IU Vitamin A2.1mg Vitamin C67mg Calcium1.9mg Iron
Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Banana Bread Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 407 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Fat 23g35%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 46mg15%
Sodium 225mg10%
Potassium 328mg9%
Carbohydrates 46g15%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 29g32%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 230IU5%
Vitamin C 2.1mg3%
Calcium 67mg7%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* 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.)