One Bowl Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

A one bowl chocolate chip banana bread recipe is sure to bring a chocolate-filled smile to your face. Packed with chocolate and bananas, this moist loaf is too good to share!

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Simple banana chocolate chip bread

As a tired mother and an avid baker I always have a sink full of dishes to wash so finding one bowl recipes like this just makes life simpler and saves me a little more hassle in the evenings.

This bread recipe is simple and easy and packs a great flavor in every bite. Use your favorite chocolate chips to create a combination of tasty goodness you won’t soon forget.

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Choc chip banana bread ingredients

  • Ripe bananas
  • Oil
  • Baking soda
  • Salt
  • Vanilla
  • Egg
  • Sugar
  • Flour
  • Chocolate chips

What you’ll need to make this recipe

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Tips for making the best banana chocolate chip bread recipe

This banana bread recipe is simple and easily versatile. Use your favorite chocolate chips, use regular, mini, or jumbo sized too!

For a richer flavor use melted butter in the bread and for added sweetness add in some more sugar. Notes on this are included on the recipe card but if you’re like me and like your banana bread to be less sweet and more banana-flavored then it’s good as is.

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FAQ’s about easy chocolate chip banana bread

What oil can I use in banana bread?

You can use vegetable oil, canola oil, butter, or even coconut oil depending on what you have on hand or are looking to achieve. Each will add a little fat into the bread to make it moist but butter can help to make the flavor a little richer while coconut oil makes it healthier and adds a coconut flavor.

How long is chocolate chip banana bread good for?

If properly stored in an airtight container at room temperature, your bread can last about 3-5 days and still taste great.

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How to Make One Bowl Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F and grease an 8×4 loaf pan, set it aside.

Mash bananas in a large mixing bowl.

Stir in the oil or melted butter.

Mix in the baking soda, and salt until distributed.

Whisk in the vanilla, egg, and sugar until smooth.

Stir in the flour until no flour streaks remain and then fold in the chocolate chips.

Pour the batter into your prepared bread pan and bake for 50-60 minutes or until a toothpick can be inserted and come out clean.

Let rest in the bread pan for 10 minutes before flipping onto a wire cooling rack to finish cooling completely.

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One Bowl Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

A one bowl chocolate chip banana bread recipe is sure to bring a chocolate-filled smile to your face. Packed with chocolate and bananas, this moist loaf is too good to share!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Cool Time1 hr
Total Time2 hrs 5 mins
Course: brunch, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: best banana chocolate chip bread recipe, easy chocolate chip banana bread, One Bowl Chocolate Chip Banana Bread, simple banana chocolate chip bread
Servings: 10 slices
Calories: 142kcal
Author: Beeyond Cereal

Equipment

  • 8×4 bread loaf pan

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups mashed bananas (about 2-3 ripe)
  • 1/3 cup oil (can use melted butter)
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup sugar (can add up to 1/2 cup more for sweeter)
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and grease an 8×4 loaf pan. Set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, mash bananas.
  • Stir in oil or melted butter.
  • Mix in the baking soda and salt.
  • Mix in the vanilla, egg, and sugar until smooth.
  • Stir in flour until no flour streaks remain.
  • Fold in chocolate chips.
  • Pour into prepared loaf pan and bake for 50-60 minutes until a toothpick can be inserted and come out clean.
  • Let cool for 10 minutes in the pan beofre tranfering to a wire cooling rack to cool completely.
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Nutrition

Serving: 1slice | Calories: 142kcal | Carbohydrates: 17.8g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8.1g | Saturated Fat: 1.3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.9g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5.5g | Cholesterol: 18.6mg | Sodium: 191.6mg | Potassium: 129.2mg | Fiber: 0.9g | Sugar: 14.2g | Vitamin A: 9IU | Vitamin C: 2.9mg | Calcium: 4.7mg | Iron: 0.2mg

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