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Chocolate Banana Nut Bread

A delicious, moist, easy to make chocolate banana quick bread. Made with cocoa powder and applesauce - this decadent bread is almost guilt free. Don't waste those brown bananas anymore!
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Breads &amp, Muffins
Servings 1 loaf


  • 1 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 1/3 cup sugar
  • 6 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa heaping
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 large very ripe bananas
  • 2 eggs lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup apple sauce
  • 2 tablespoon walnuts almonds or other nut, crushed
  • optional 1 cup chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 350°
  • Grease/spray a loaf pan.
  • In a large bowl combine flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, salt and baking powder. I use a whisk.
  • In a small bowl mash bananas with fork or your preferred method.
  • Mix eggs, oil and applesauce into mashed bananas.
  • Add mashed banana mix to flour mix. Stir until blended - do not over mix.
  • (optional) Fold in chocolate chips.
  • Pour batter into prepared loaf pan. Sprinkle nuts on top. Bake for 55 - 60 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Cool on wire rack for 20 minutes. Remove bread from pan and let it cool completely on wire rack. Enjoy : )
Keyword banana, chocolate, quick bread