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Double Chocolate Pecan Banana Bread

Double Chocolate Pecan Banana Bread

Double Chocolate Pecan Banana Bread. This modern chocolate banana bread ups the delicious ante with chocolate chips and crunchy pecans in a version of the classic loaf cake that everyone loves.

Course Dessert
Cuisine North American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 12 servings
Author Barry C. Parsons


  • 1 cup white sugar
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 3 medium ripe bananas mashed
  • 1 3/4 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup lightly toasted pecan pieces or walnuts


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. Beat sugar and oil in a bowl until foamy. Add eggs and mashed banana. Mix well.
  3. Sift together dry ingredients and fold into banana mixture alternately with milk.
  4. Fold in chocolate chips and pecans.
  5. Pour batter into 1 large or two small greased loaf pans and bake for 45 minutes to an hour depending upon pan size. A toothpick inserted in the center which comes out clean is the best indicator that the loaf is fully baked.