Chocolate Banana Bread

More chocolate (can you tell I love it?) This one comes from This is a good way to wreck your diet!

Chocolate Banana Bread


  • 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 6 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease two 9x5 inch loaf pans.
  2. 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.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into center of a loaf comes out clean.

Text and photos by Phillip Oliver, Dirt Therapy


  1. Good looking goodies, Phillip, this and the yule log. We love anything chocolate! all I have to do is look at it and I gain. ;) I shall have to try at least one of them.

    I wanted to be sure to wish you and your family a joyous and blessed Christmas, and say thank you for sharing in this past year.

  2. OH MAN!!!
    I'm going to have to try this one!

  3. must stop posting all this food! I have gained 5# just from reading your recipes! LOL Have a great Christmas!

  4. Oooh, I love banana bread! And with chocolate, yummy goodness.

  5. What a beautiful photograph!!!!!!!!!!!

    I'm going to the kitchen now to make your chocolate mint cookies for Todd's b'day!!!

  6. that last post was from me (rebecca).

  7. I made this and it is AWESOME! Thanks Mr. Therapy!

  8. Diet, what is that about.......looks yummy!!


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