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Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Details

Time
3 hours 30 minutes
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
1 loaf

Grab yourself a bag of HERSHEY’S mini semi-sweet chocolate chips along with a few other classic and well-loved ingredients to bake your very own loaf of Chocolate Chip Banana Bread. Fit for just about any party, fundraising event, holiday or after-dinner dessert time, this delectable chocolate and banana bread offers the perfect balance of fluffy, sweet and chewy. This recipe is perfect for beginners too, so feel free to pull your kids or significant other in for a fun collaborative effort in the kitchen. Mix your ingredients, bake your creation and slice your banana bread into shareable portions to spread the love.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
10 minutes
Bake Time
1 hour 8 minutes
Cool Time
2 hours

Ingredients

  • 2 cups

    all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup

    banana mashed ripe (2 to 3 medium)

  • 1 cup

    sugar

  • 1/2 cup

    shortening

  • 2

    eggs

  • 1 tsps

    baking powder

  • 1 tsp

    salt

  • 1/2 tsp

    baking soda

  • 1/2 cup

    walnuts chopped

READY TO MAKE THE RECIPE?

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 

oven
oven
9x5-inch loaf pan
9x5-inch loaf pan
mixing bowl
mixing bowl
mixer
mixer
measuring cups
measuring cups
rubber scraper
rubber scraper
wire rack
wire rack
1

Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom only of 9x5-inch loaf pan.

2

Combine all ingredients except small chocolate chips and walnuts in large bowl; blend well on medium speed of mixer. Stir in small chocolate chips and walnuts. Pour batter into prepared pan.

3

Bake 60 to 65 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan. Cool completely on wire rack.

Variation: HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate Chips. HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips may be substituted for small Chocolate Chips.

Additional questions?