Chocolate Banana Bread

This banana bread features cocoa, chocolate chips, sour cream and a bit of vanilla extract.


two 9 x 5-inch loaves (24 servings)


1 cup butter or margarine, room temperature
2 cups granulated (white) sugar
4 large eggs
6 bananas, mashed
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 cup lite sour cream
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips


Preheat oven to 350°F (177°C). Grease two 9 x 5-inch loaf pans with cooking spray.

In a large bowl, cream together butter, sugar and eggs. Stir in bananas and vanilla. Sift in flour, baking soda and cocoa; mix well. Blend in sour cream and chocolate chips. Pour batter into prepared pans.

Bake in preheated oven for 60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into center of a loaf comes out clean.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Baking Time: 60 minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 278; Total Fat: 12.1 g; Cholesterol: 39 mg; Sodium: 224 mg; Total Carbs: 40.8 g; Dietary Fiber: 1.9 g; Protein: 3.8 g

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