it’s the perfect after-dinner dessert or tasty afternoon snack.
– 1/2 cup unsalted butter melted – 1/2 cup granulated sugar – 1/2 cup brown sugar – 2 eggs – 3 ripe bananas – 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour – 1 tsp baking soda – 1/4 tsp baking powder – 1 tsp salt – 1/2 cup dutch process cocoa – 3/4 cup toasted walnuts – 1 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
Mix most of the wet ingredients together. In a large bowl, add the sugars, butter, and eggs, mixing thoroughly.
Mash the bananas. Using a fork, mash the ripe bananas and add them into the bowl with the other wet ingredients.
Sift together the dry ingredients. Sift the flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder, and cocoa powder into a separate bowl. Set aside.
Combine. Add the dry ingredients to the banana bread batter bowl, mixing thoroughly with a spatula.
Combine all ingredients. Add the toasted walnuts and 1 1/4 cup of the chocolate chips to the batter and stir until they are evenly distributed.
Pour the batter into the pan. Into a greased loaf pan, pour the chocolate banana bread batter and then top it with the remaining chocolate chips.
Bake. Bake your banana bread for one hour at 325°F, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the loaf comes out clean. Allow it to cool before slicing.