Just about everyone enjoys freshly baked bread. The smell of warm bread coming fresh out of the oven can overwhelm anyone’s senses. This isn’t just any bread either. You can go to the store and buy this, but you won’t get the same results.

Now that the holidays are approaching, and you need that one special treat to make your family members glad you are home, chocolate chip banana bread is exactly what you need.

Banana bread in itself is a very flavorsome since the banana add a soft, mellow flavor, keeping the bread moist for a while.


1 cup mashed banana

Tara Levy/ Student Life Editor

Tara Levy/ Student Life Editor

Chocolate chips

1 cup sugar

2 cups flour

½ cup butter

1 tsp baking powder

½ tsp baking soda

½ tsp salt

2 eggs

½ cup of chopped walnuts


1. In a small bowl, mix together the sugar, flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add in the mashed bananas, butter and eggs. Make sure the butter is soften. Blend all the ingredients together until the texture is soft and creamy.

2. Add in the chocolate chips. Add in as many as you would like; however, too many will overpower the bread.

3. Pour the mixture into a greased loaf pan, preferable a 9 by 5 by 3 inches pan.

4. Bake at 350 degrees for approximately 60 to 70 minutes. Cool completely before serving.

5. Serve and Enjoy.

Serves approximately 24 slices.

120 Calories per slice .

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