Raspberry Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

This Raspberry Chocolate Chip Banana bread recipe is a banana bread recipe with a twist. It’s filled with fresh raspberries and white chocolate chip morsels. The perfect combination to add flavor to a banana bread loaf. Your loved ones will be impressed. #ForReals #IHaveAThingWithHashTags

Banana bread loaf on a board with fresh raspberries and chocolate.

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Easy banana bread recipe

I love easy banana bread recipes. My husband loves sweets and so I always try to have some kind of dessert for him. Since banana bread is so easy to make, it’s one of my go-to desserts to make. To add some flavor and a wow factor, I decided to add some white chocolate and raspberries. The results were amazing and that’s where this wonderful raspberry chocolate chip banana bread recipe came to life.

Three slices of banana bread stacked.

How to make banana bread

Making banana bread is a simple and quick task. Almost all of our kids can make a banana bread loaf by themselves it’s that easy. We make this banana bread often and they have become experts. 🙂

  • Mush the bananas (get some hand exercise in there;). Prepare banana bread mixture.
  • Add a portion of the mixture to a banana bread loaf.
  • Add some fresh or frozen raspberries and white chocolate morsels.
  • Repeat, repeat and bake.

Sliced banana bread.

How can I substitute buttermilk?

Yes! If you don’t have buttermilk. Combine 1/4 cup sour cream with 1 tsp vinegar.

Can I use frozen raspberries?

Yes, fresh and frozen raspberries may be used.

Can I substitute milk chocolate instead of white chocolate?

Yes, milk or dark chocolate may be used. however, I think you want the white chocolate. End of story!

Step-by-stp instructions how to make banana bread.

White chocolate chip banana bread

So, banana bread seems to be an addictive kind of sweet bread. It’s so good and you seem to not have control but enjoy more than one slice (or two or three..), you know what I’m sayin! I love to keep loose pants one when I prepare sweet bread – it’s a serious weakness of mine. Any sweet bread is a weakness, however, chocolate chip banana bread is pure danger!. I may or may not sit in front of the oven and enjoy the aroma of banana bread with raspberries and white chocolate. (My kids, who love their weird mom, may or may not come and sit by me and watch the banana bread come to life.) That just sounded so weird!

But, seriously, the aroma of the added white chocolate chips with raspberries gives you some serious cravings (And a desire to find a good hiding spot for dessert you can enjoy later. No, I don’t have a spot like that by my nightstand, bahaha.. I think I’ve officially scared some friends away from our blog.)

Other banana bread recipes to enjoy-

Zucchini Chocolate Chip Banana Bread – Yes, zucchini. 🙂

Banana Bread Muffins with Cream Cheese Frosting – Muffins + Cream cheese = <3

Banana Nut Bread – It’s NUTilicious!

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Raspberry Chocolate Chip Banana Bread
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
55 mins

This Raspberry Chocolate Chip Banana bread recipe is a banana bread recipe with a twist. It’s filled with fresh raspberries and white chocolate chip morsels. The perfect combination to add flavor to a banana bread loaf. Your loved ones will be impressed.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 335 kcal
Author: Valentina's Corner
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • 1 3/4 cups flour
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 4-6 oz raspberries, fresh or frozen
  • ¾ cup white chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp powdered sugar, to dust, optional
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Lightly grease a 9"×5" loaf pan.

  3. In a small bowl, combine flour, cinnamon, baking soda and baking powder. Set aside.

  4. 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.
  5. Add flour to mixture and mix.
  6. Pour 1/3 of the batter into a loaf ban, add some chocolate chips and raspberries. Repeat two more times.

  7. 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. 

  8. Remove bread from the oven. Cool about 10 minutes and remove from loaf pan to cool completely. 

Nutrition Facts
Raspberry Chocolate Chip Banana Bread
Amount Per Serving
Calories 335 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 36mg 12%
Sodium 95mg 4%
Potassium 276mg 8%
Total Carbohydrates 55g 18%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 33g
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 1.6%
Vitamin C 7.3%
Calcium 7%
Iron 7.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Show 6 Comments
  • Inna 08/11/2018, 2:19 am

    I made this recipe as is but today decided to replac flour with gluten free flour and substitute with blackberries because that is what I had and it turned out perfectly delicious ?

    • Valentina's Corner 08/11/2018, 4:39 pm

      Oh that does sound wonderful and I love that gluten-free flour worked. I’m sure others will find this useful! Thank you.

  • Bradford 08/06/2018, 10:44 pm

    Just made this, and my whole family loves it! Such a great combination of flavors. Thank you so much for the recipe!

    • Valentinas Corner 08/07/2018, 3:22 pm

      Thanks so much for the wonderful feedback, Bradford. I’m so glad your family enjoyed it and I agree. The combination is amazing! 🙂

  • Toria 05/12/2018, 12:19 pm

    Love the raspberries in banana bread!

    • admin 05/12/2018, 2:12 pm

      Thanks so much, Toria. I’m right there with you. 🙂

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