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5 from 8 votes

Chocolate Cherry Banana Bread

The chocolate and cherry combination is the perfect complement to this tasty banana bread recipe.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword banana bread, chocolate cherry banana bread
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 332kcal
Author Trish - Mom On Timeout

Ingredients

  • 1 cup bananas 1 to 2 ripe mashed bananas
  • 4 tbsp butter softened
  • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup cherries chopped or halved - if using frozen, thaw first and pat dry with paper towel
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Peel and mash the bananas.
  • Stir in the egg, butter, Greek yogurt, brown sugar and vanilla and mix until well combined.
  • Combine one cup of flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Add the dry ingredients and stir just until combined. Do not overmix.
  • Stir in chocolate chips.
  • Toss cherries with two tablespoons of flour and fold into batter.
  • Grease and flour a 9 in x 5 in loaf pan and then pour the mixture in.
  • Let the bread bake for 65-70 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Let the bread cool in the pan for at least 10 minutes before removing.

Nutrition

Calories: 332kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 372mg | Potassium: 293mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 31g | Vitamin A: 239IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 2mg