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Recipe: Chocolate Chip Raspberry Banana Bread

Authornewmm
DifficultyBeginner

This banana bread is an extra special treat with the chocolate chips and raspberries, great for breakfast, brunch and entertaining!

Chocolate Chip Raspberry Banana Bread recipe | MarlaMeridith.com
Yields1 Serving
Prep Time10 minsCook Time1 hrTotal Time1 hr 10 mins
 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour or white whole wheat flour
 3/4 cup packed light or dark brown sugar
 1 tsp baking soda
 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
 1/4 tsp kosher salt
 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
 2 large eggs, room temperature
 1/3 cup buttermilk, room temperature
 2 cups very ripe, mashed bananas
 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
 3/4 cup semi sweet mini chocolate chips plus 1/3 cup for topping
 1 cup fresh raspberries, tossed in 1 tbsp unbleached A/P flour
1

Pre heat the oven to 350 degrees with the rack in the lower third.

2

Grease a 9X5 loaf pan with butter or cooking spray.

3

In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. In another bowl, combine the butter, eggs, buttermilk, bananas and vanilla. Stir the wet into the dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in the chocolate chips and raspberries.

4

Pour batter into prepared pan. Top with the 1/3 cup chocolate chips.

5

Bake for 60-65 minutes or until a skewer comes out virtually crumb free.

6

Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely in the pan on a wire rack before slicing.

Ingredients

 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour or white whole wheat flour
 3/4 cup packed light or dark brown sugar
 1 tsp baking soda
 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
 1/4 tsp kosher salt
 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
 2 large eggs, room temperature
 1/3 cup buttermilk, room temperature
 2 cups very ripe, mashed bananas
 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
 3/4 cup semi sweet mini chocolate chips plus 1/3 cup for topping
 1 cup fresh raspberries, tossed in 1 tbsp unbleached A/P flour

Directions

1

Pre heat the oven to 350 degrees with the rack in the lower third.

2

Grease a 9X5 loaf pan with butter or cooking spray.

3

In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. In another bowl, combine the butter, eggs, buttermilk, bananas and vanilla. Stir the wet into the dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in the chocolate chips and raspberries.

4

Pour batter into prepared pan. Top with the 1/3 cup chocolate chips.

5

Bake for 60-65 minutes or until a skewer comes out virtually crumb free.

6

Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely in the pan on a wire rack before slicing.

Recipe: Chocolate Chip Raspberry Banana Bread

~ Marla Meridith

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