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Banana-Chocolate Bread

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: breads
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 x
Author: Pavani


  • 1 cup All-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup Whole-wheat Pastry flour
  • 1/2 cup Unsalted Butter (1 stick), at room temperature
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 11/4 cups Sugar
  • 1 Eggs Large , room temperature
  • 1.5 cups Bananas Mashed overripe (from 4 medium bananas)
  • 2 tbsp Sour cream
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 6 oz chocolate Semi sweet/ Bitter sweet - chopped (I used some semi-sweet chips along with some chopped milk )


  • Preheat oven to 350F. Butter a 9"x5" loaf pan.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk flour, salt and baking soda.
  • In a large bowl, beat butter and sugar until light fluffy, using a electric mixer, 3 minutes.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition and scraping the sides as needed.
  • Beat in bananas, sour cream and vanilla.
  • Beat in flour mixture and chocolate on medium sped.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared pan.
  • Bake until the cake tester inserted in the center comes out clean, 50 to 60 minutes.
  • Let the bread cool in the pan for 10minutes, then remove onto a cooling rack to completely cool down.


Let's check out what my fellow marathoners have cooked for Day 4 of BM# 15.