Marbled Chocolate Banana Bread

I had very ripe bananas to use up so I went in search of a fun new banana bread recipe to try out.  I adapted a recipe from Alida’s Kitchen that looked too incredible to resist.  It made my house smell incredible while it baked and it turned out moist, beautiful, and so delicious.  My kids thought it was the BEST banana bread ever & gobbled up the whole loaf within two days.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Spray a loaf pan with cooking spray and set aside.

Combine the flours, baking soda, and salt together in a small bowl.

In a separate bowl, beat the sugars and oil with a mixer until creamy and smooth.  Add the mashed banana, eggs, buttermilk, and vanilla then beat until blended.  Gently fold the flour mixture into the banana mixture and mix batter until just combined.

Place chocolate chips in a medium microwave-safe bowl and microwave for 30-40 seconds or until almost melted.  Stir until smooth (cook for a few more seconds if it’s not completely melted).

Add 1 cup batter to the chocolate, stirring until well combined. Spoon batter into prepared loaf pan, alternating between plain batter and chocolate batter.  Swirl batters together using a knife.  Place additional chocolate chips on top, if desired.

Bake for 70 minutes, or until a tester inserted in the center comes out clean.  Cool 10 minutes in pan before removing from pan to wire rack to cool completely. Slice and serve.  Enjoy.

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Marbled Chocolate Banana Bread

Yield: 8-10

Prep Time: 15 min.

Cook Time: 70-75 min.

Total Time: 90 min.

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups flour
1/2 cup of whole wheat flour
3/4 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 1/2 cups mashed ripe banana (3 bananas)
2 eggs
1/3 cup low fat buttermilk
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
Cooking spray
Additional chocolate chips, for topping (optional)

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a loaf pan with cooking spray and set aside.

Combine the flours, baking soda, and salt together in a small bowl.

In a separate bowl, beat the sugars and oil with a mixer until creamy and smooth. Add the mashed banana, eggs, buttermilk, and vanilla then beat until blended. Gently fold the flour mixture into the banana mixture and mix batter until just combined.

Place chocolate chips in a medium microwave-safe bowl and microwave for 30-40 seconds or until almost melted. Stir until smooth (cook for a few more seconds if it's not completely melted).

Add 1 cup batter to the chocolate, stirring until well combined. Spoon batter into prepared loaf pan, alternating between plain batter and chocolate batter. Swirl batters together using a knife. Place additional chocolate chips on top, if desired.

Bake for 70 minutes, or until a tester inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes in pan before removing from pan to wire rack to cool completely. Slice and serve. Enjoy.

Adapted recipe and photos by For the Love of Cooking.net
Original recipe by Alida's Kitchen

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146 Responses to “Marbled Chocolate Banana Bread”

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    Chelsea — November 1, 2012 @ 9:26 pm

    Wow! Looks great! 70 minutes is a long time to bake! Must be some dense, yunmy bread.

    I love all of the aprons. But I think my favorite is the one with the owls ;)

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    Renee — November 1, 2012 @ 9:26 pm

    this bread sounds great!

    and the aprons are all really nice – though out of those to choose from, the popcorn fun is, well, FUN!

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    Lei — November 1, 2012 @ 9:45 pm

    I can’t wait to try the recipe out!

    I love the New York apron. :)

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    Elaine G. — November 1, 2012 @ 9:57 pm

    Bread recipe sounds yummy!! Would love to send one of these beautiful aprons to my sis, who is just learning to cook with her 4 yr old son!

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    CindyC — November 1, 2012 @ 10:21 pm

    This bread looks great! I love the yellow bubbles apron.

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    Donna @ The Slow Roasted Italian — November 1, 2012 @ 10:25 pm

    This bread looks gorgeous! Pinning. Thanks!

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    The Duo Dishes-Chrystal — November 1, 2012 @ 10:29 pm

    Who would pass up on a slice of banana bread? It’s so fun to play with and make different versions. The Chevron Full Bib Apron Red is the best one!

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    Tammy — November 1, 2012 @ 10:40 pm

    I love them all and the bread is yummy looking!!!!

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    Jenn — November 1, 2012 @ 11:51 pm

    Mary Engelbreit is always fun

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    Karen — November 2, 2012 @ 3:00 am

    I like the hoot owls apron! Thanks

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    Diane — November 2, 2012 @ 3:01 am

    That bread looks fantastic, yum yum. It would be too expensive to send the apron to me so leave me out of the draw, but I like the middle one, I might even get my husband to so more cooking with one like that :-) Have a great weekend Diane

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    Karen — November 2, 2012 @ 3:07 am

    Oooh so many to choose from. I think I’d have to go with the brown plaid apron. They’re all so lovely!

    And the banana bread sounds delicious.

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    Amy — November 2, 2012 @ 4:11 am

    This looks wonderful! I would have to buy bananas and let them get super ripe just for this recipe since bananas always get eaten up very quicky around here! I also went to go look at the aprons and the chocolate swirl in my favorite! Have a great day!!!

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    Maegan — November 2, 2012 @ 5:00 am

    I love the yellow bubbles apron!!

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    Kim in MD — November 2, 2012 @ 5:03 am

    The banana marble bread looks so moist and delicious! I love the addition of the chocolate. There is something about bananas and chocolate together…yum!

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    Carolette — November 2, 2012 @ 5:12 am

    I love the popcorn apron!

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    Jenn's Food Journey — November 2, 2012 @ 5:22 am

    Oh my goodness that bread looks decadent! Can’t wait to try this one!
    And I, of course, would love the fire up the grill apron!!!

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    Olivia @ Liv Lives Life — November 2, 2012 @ 5:35 am

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    Kat — November 2, 2012 @ 5:48 am

    I like the Fall November Full Bib Apron, so bright and colorful. Thanks for the giveaway!

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    Amber Williams — November 2, 2012 @ 6:17 am

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    Erin — November 2, 2012 @ 6:35 am

    bread looks delic! i will be making it once my power is restored in the wake of hurricane sandy!
    my fav apron is definitely the full bib modern maze! how adorable!
    i have to get the gators one for my sister-in-law. thanks for the link!

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    Mary — November 2, 2012 @ 6:45 am

    That bread sounds delicious, Pam! I’m loving the chocolate swirls apron too. Have a great day!

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    Chelai — November 2, 2012 @ 6:53 am

    I like the Modern Maze apron

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    Betty — November 2, 2012 @ 7:34 am

    love the bread – perhaps include it in my brunch this weekend! :)
    as for the aprons – love the modern maze in black and white – would love to win!!!!

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    Ally — November 2, 2012 @ 7:53 am

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    Katie T — November 2, 2012 @ 7:54 am

    Super cute aprons! Hard to pick just one. The Daisy Mae or the Yellow Bubbles would be fun to have!

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    Jazmin — November 2, 2012 @ 7:57 am

    I was looking for something different in a banana bread and this is it!.
    I would be happy with any of those aprons!

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    Trisha — November 2, 2012 @ 8:00 am

    I would give the apron to my sister she is starting to cook and would love this! I would get her the Yellow Bubbles…so cute!

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    Jacqueline P — November 2, 2012 @ 8:17 am

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    heather s — November 2, 2012 @ 9:15 am

    I like the chocolate swirls apron – and it matches the banana bread :-)

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    Carmen Rosa — November 2, 2012 @ 9:30 am

    This bread looks gorgeous! Delicious!!!!!!

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    Starr — November 2, 2012 @ 9:32 am

    I like the black & white apron, and I am loving this recipe! Will try very soon.

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    Kay — November 2, 2012 @ 9:43 am

    Must try this recipe. It looks mmm, mmm good! I like the “Popcorn Fun” apron.

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    Jonnie — November 2, 2012 @ 9:57 am

    I love the Plaid Full Bib Apron

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    Jenn Welch — November 2, 2012 @ 10:10 am

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    Hali — November 2, 2012 @ 10:14 am

    Beautiful bread!! I love the Plaid Full Bib Apron!

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    Joanne — November 2, 2012 @ 10:24 am

    Banana/chocolate is a flavor combo that just can’t be beat! LOVE this bread.

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    Caitlin Johnson — November 2, 2012 @ 10:30 am

    This pumpkin loaf looks so good. My favorite is the popcorn apron

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    Marjie — November 2, 2012 @ 11:08 am

    You know my guys would love marbled banana bread! And those aprons are really cute. We survived the storm, and finally have power back and life normalized, so I had to drop by to say hello and thanks for your good wishes.

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    J Ramirez — November 2, 2012 @ 11:09 am

    I have a few bananas on my counter just dying to become this bread. I think I’ll put them out of their misery tomorrow. Love the black and white apron!

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    Sarah Beer — November 2, 2012 @ 11:35 am

    The owl one, no the New York one, no the owl one…. ARGH can’t pick just one!!!

    :)
    Might have to treat myself regardless of the outcome…

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    Amy J — November 2, 2012 @ 11:36 am

    The aprons are all super cute! My favorite is the Fire up the Grill pattern.

    I can’t wait to make this bread for my family – they are going to love it! Thank you for sharing!

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    Amy J — November 2, 2012 @ 11:37 am

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    Stacie — November 2, 2012 @ 12:35 pm

    I’d love the biker one for my hubby! He really wants a motorcycle to commute with but Im not going for it so this could be his substitute!

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    Stacie — November 2, 2012 @ 12:36 pm

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    Chung-Ah | Damn Delicious — November 2, 2012 @ 12:39 pm

    This really does look like the best banana bread ever! And that “marbling” is just perfection! And thanks for the awesome giveaway. I can always use more aprons in the house. My favorite apron is the princess one. It’s so cute!

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    Diane — November 2, 2012 @ 1:18 pm

    This looks so good! I can’t wait to try it!!!!

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    Janis — November 2, 2012 @ 1:28 pm

    Oh wow! I love banana bread and I LOVE that you have added chocolate to it! Brilliant! I am a die hard Cowboys fan so that is my favorite!! Thanks for the chance to win a giveaway. Now if you’ll excuse me, I must go make some marbled chocolate banana bread! :-)

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    Liz — November 2, 2012 @ 1:42 pm

    Hey we just made banana bread–it was great!!! Thanks for the recipe!

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    Tammy — November 2, 2012 @ 2:51 pm

    I like the Chocolate Swirls….in your bread and the apron. ;)

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    Kristen — November 2, 2012 @ 3:11 pm

    My favorite is the Hoot Owls Apron.

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    Caitlyn — November 2, 2012 @ 3:37 pm

    Mmmm. Love marbled banana bread. I’ll have to try your recipe!
    I am very much in need of a new apron. Mine seem to have all gone missing over the last couple years of moves. I love the black & white full bib – simple, chic, and vaguely nautical, with an hint of whimsy in the ruffled bottom. So cute!

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    Tammy — November 2, 2012 @ 3:39 pm

    I like the popcorn apron.

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    Rebecca — November 2, 2012 @ 5:16 pm

    Yellow bubbles is fun

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    Sue — November 2, 2012 @ 7:14 pm

    I actually like two aprons. The Full Bib Motor Cycle Club, & the Full Bib Hoot Owl are really nice. Have some bananas just ready for baking and I anxious to make your recipe.

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    Peggy Recker — November 2, 2012 @ 8:00 pm

    This sounds really good. Can’t use the oven yet as I only have partial power.

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    Tammy — November 2, 2012 @ 8:35 pm

    my fav is the spicy polka dots!!!

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    Angie@Angie's Recipes — November 2, 2012 @ 10:58 pm

    A very beautifully swirled marble bread. well done!

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    Nancy — November 3, 2012 @ 7:15 am

    This look delicious….definitely will have to try it out! I love the Yellow Bubbles apron!

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    Connie — November 3, 2012 @ 8:50 am

    The bread looks delicious, and I love the combination of bananas and chocolate. I saw this yesterday, I just had to go buy some bananas. I hope to try i this weekend, if the bananas are ripe enough.

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    Crystalinne — November 3, 2012 @ 9:36 am

    Oh yumm!! This definately looks delicious. I have always enjoyed banana bread with real banana added, and chocolate is a fav flavor too, so the combination would be delectible.

    As for your contest offer… the apron I like best is “Chocolate swirl” (hehe. of course) and my email addy since it’s requested for possible notification is CTCrystalinne@yahoo.com Fingers crossed.

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    Jill Hartley — November 3, 2012 @ 2:04 pm

    I’m in love with the aprons. I think the spicy polka dots one is sooo cute… although I think an OHIO state one needs to be a choice too :-P

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    Kina — November 3, 2012 @ 4:37 pm

    I like the Dallas Cowboys apron =)

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    Meg — November 3, 2012 @ 5:33 pm

    The bread looks delicious and moist. The motorcycle apron is my style. My husband and I ride ours’ together!

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    Janice E. — November 3, 2012 @ 6:27 pm

    The bread looks great! I love the full bib Owl apron. So cute!

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    Alicia — November 3, 2012 @ 8:46 pm

    I love banana bread, I make it all the time! Love the NY apron!

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    Linda S. — November 3, 2012 @ 10:59 pm

    I like the Sewing Apron and the Daisy Mae apron. Very cute!

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    Maria — November 4, 2012 @ 4:16 am

    This looks great! I like the polka dot one with red lining on the pockets.

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    Kel — November 4, 2012 @ 4:49 am

    The chevron pattern reminds me of the 1970′s! Lots of cute aprons.

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    Yaya — November 4, 2012 @ 6:55 am

    The recipe looks delicious. Will definitely try. I might decrease the sugar though; my sweet tooth is on the subtle side.

    For the contest: The New York apron is so cute :3

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    Jeff — November 4, 2012 @ 11:10 am

    I”d love to win an apron for my new wife! We enjoy making your recipes together and I know that she’d love the Chevron Full Bib Apron Pink and Gray!

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    Anne bg — November 4, 2012 @ 11:30 am

    Yellow bubbles or the hoot owl. Thanks!

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    Amber — November 4, 2012 @ 11:50 am

    I can’t wait to try this recipe, thanks! I love the Hoot Owls apron!

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    Nicole in Calgary — November 4, 2012 @ 2:23 pm

    My kids saw the photo of this banana bread and are begging me to make it!

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    Shirley Foster — November 4, 2012 @ 5:28 pm

    Been following you for a year. Always find new great recipes! Love the motorcycle apron!

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    Celeste — November 19, 2012 @ 7:55 pm

    This banana bread recipe is so delicious! I also have my own killer banana bread recipe that I usually use, and I incorporated your ideas for adding in the chcolate to my recipe (this was the second time I made it). I also adapted the recipe just a bit by adding whole chocolate chips into the mix along with melting them and stirring them into the batter…the result was a super chocolately banana treat! The whole loaf was gone within 24 hours between myself, my hubby, and our three kids. Yum!!

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    Jenny — March 18, 2013 @ 8:29 am

    I am just making the bread and the “sugar and oil” step isn’t working. It’s not getting creamy and smooth. Any suggestions?

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    • Pam replied: — March 18th, 2013 @ 10:16 am

      It won’t be creamy like it would be if you were mixing together butter & sugar. Just beat it until it’s well combined then add the other ingredients. I hope this helps.

      Cheers,
      Pam

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