Banana Chocolate Chip Loaf

This moist quick bread is a favourite at The Shed Coffee Bar in Erin. Enjoy with the B52 specialty coffee.

May 17, 2013 | | Desserts | Food | Recipes

This moist quick bread is a favourite at The Shed Coffee Bar in Erin. Enjoy with the B52 specialty coffee.

Banana Chocolate Chip Loaf

Recipe submitted by: The SHED Coffee Bar in Erin ( Visit Website )


Makes 8 to 10 slices.

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time

1 hour and 15 minutes


1 hour and 15 minutes



  • 2 cups plain all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup dark or milk chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Sift flour and baking powder into a large bowl.
  2. Mix the butter, sugar, bananas, eggs, vanilla extract and chocolate chips in a separate bowl. Add to the dry ingredients and stir to combine.
  3. Pour the batter into a non-stick or lightly greased and floured (7½ x 4½ inch) loaf tin and bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes, or until the loaf is cooked when tested with a skewer.
  4. Let rest in tin for 5 minutes before turning out onto a wire rack to cool.

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  1. I saw this recipe and had to try it. It’s easy, quick, and wonderfully moist. I have made it several times now, and it’s been a hit every time!

    Janet Dimond from Orangeville on May 29, 2013 at 8:49 pm | Reply

    • tried it—it’s good, but not in the top banana bread recipes I have tried. Missing the uber “banana-y” flavour.

      Amber from Orangeville on Jul 31, 2013 at 8:58 pm | Reply

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