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Banana Chocolate Chip Bread

Banana Chocolate Chip Bread

Banana Chocolate Chip Bread

  • Cook Time: 1 Hour, 25 Minutes
  • Yield: 1 loaf

Chocolate chips add a special touch to this moist banana bread.


  • ½ c. corn syrup, light
  • 2 c. all-purpose flour
  • 1 c. semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • ½ tsp. Pure Vanilla Extract
  • ½ c. corn oil
  • 1 c. mashed ripe bananas (about 2 large)
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¼ c. packed brown sugar
  • ½ tsp. baking powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 c. chopped walnuts (optional)
  • ¼ tsp. baking soda


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl; set aside.
  3. Beat eggs, corn syrup, oil and brown sugar in a large bowl. Stir in bananas and vanilla. Gradually stir in flour mixture, just until moistened. Fold in chocolate chips and walnuts, if desired.
  4. Pour into a greased 9 x 5-inch OR 8-1/2 x 4-1/2-inch loaf pan.
  5. Bake 50 to 55 minutes if using larger (9 x 5-inch) loaf pan OR 60 to 65 minutes if using smaller loaf pan until toothpick inserted in center comes out almost clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes; remove from pan and cool completely on wire rack.


BANANA BREAD WITH DATES VARIATION: Substitute 1 cup chopped dates for the chocolate chips.