Cocoa-Nana Bread

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READY IN: 1hr 35mins
Recipe by Dragonfly AZ

MMMM-chocolate and bananas, baked together into a moist loaf. From Dorie Greenspan's baking book.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350. Butter a 9x5 inch loaf pan and place in on an insulated baking sheet (can use 2 regular sheets stacked together).
  2. Sift together flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. Cream butter and sugars together.
  4. Add eggs, one at a time.
  5. Reduce mixer speed to low and mix in bananas.
  6. Add dry ingredients in 3 additions, mixing only until ingredients are mixed together.
  7. Beat in buttermilk on low speed.
  8. Stir in chocolate chips.
  9. Scrape batter into pan.
  10. Bake for 30 minutes, then cover loosely with a foil tent to prevent from overbrowning.
  11. Bake for another 40-45 minutes, or until tests done.
  12. Remove and cool for at least 20 minutes before running a knife around the edge of the pan, then turning it out of the pan.
  13. Cool to room temperature (make sure bread is right side up while cooling).

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