banana bread walnut or chocolate chips

Banana Bread – Walnut or Chocolate Chip


Sometimes you feel like nuts and sometimes you feel like chocolate. Choose which way you want your banana bread. Both are delicious I don’t have a favourite. I often double the recipe and make one of each.

banana bread walnut or chocolate chips
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Banana Bread – Walnut or Chocolate Chip

This moist banana bread is comforting and satisfying.
Prep Time12 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baking, banana, breads
Servings: 1 loaf


  • ½ cup Vegetable oil Olive oil or melted butter is an acceptable substitutes
  • 4 ripe bananas mashed
  • ½ cup plain greek yogurt plain yogurt or sour cream acceptable substitutes
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup sugar

For Walnut Banana Bread

  • 1 cup walnuts chopped
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • ½ tsp nutmeg

For Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

  • 1 cup Chocolate Chips


  • Pre-heat oven to 350°F
  • use a fork to mash bananas
  • Add yogurt, eggs(slightly beaten) and vanilla and mix
  • **if doing Walnut Bread**
    In a pan at medium heat toss the chopped walnuts for about 6 minutes do not overcook
  • Sift dry ingredients into mixing bowl
  • Add oil to dry ingredients and mix until mostly combined
  • Add banana mixture slowly scraping sides halfway through

For Walnut Banana Bread

  • Add cinnamon and nutmeg
  • Fold in most of the nuts with a spatula leaving some out for the top
  • Place in a greased loaf pan and top with remaining nuts

For Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

  • Fold in Chocolate Chips
  • Place in a greased loaf pan

For both kinds of breads

  • Bake until toothpick comes out clear about 60 minutes

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AboutNichole Kelly

Hi, I'm Nichole Kelly. I am a super busy mom of 2 boys (one that plays rep baseball), a coaches wife, with a full time job in Marketing and I go to school in my "free time".

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