Chocolate Banana Bread

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by Mary in LA.

Nothing tops old fashioned banana bread. Found this recipe in Quick Cooking magazine.

Top Review by ladypit

We loved it. Used shortening instead of butter and more bananas called for. Really good flavor.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar.
  2. Add eggs, bananas, milk and vanilla.
  3. Combine the flour, cocoa,baking soda and salt; add to the banana mixture and mix just until combined.
  4. Fold in nuts if desired.
  5. Transfer to a greased 9 inch x 5 inch x 3 inch loaf pan.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 60-65 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  7. Cool 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack.

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