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super moist chocolate banana bread recipe

Super Moist Chocolate Banana Bread Recipe From Scratch

This extra moist, dense chocolate banana bread is easy to make from scratch and it is an eggless recipe for chocolate banana bread which uses applesauce to make the bread.
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8
Calories 317kcal


  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • 3 ripe bananas
  • ¼ cup applesauce
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ¼ cup butter softened
  • ¼ cup canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • extra cinnamon powder a pinch for topping
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • In a bowl, mix together the dry ingredients - flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and cinnamon powder.
  • In another large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until well combined.
  • Add the oil and vanilla extract to the butter sugar mixture and whisk everything well to combine together.
  • In a third bowl, mash the ripe bananas very well (if you prefer banana chunks, its fine to leave some).
  • Add applesauce to the mashed bananas and mix well.
  • Transfer the banana applesauce mixture to the butter sugar mixture and mix everything well until well combined.
  • Transfer the mixture of wet ingredients to the dry flour mixture and mix well to combine all ingredients together, you can use a balloon whisk to do the job easily and perfectly.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degree Fahrenheit.
  • Grease a loaf pan with oil and transfer the bread batter to the greased baking pan.
  • Sprinkle the extra cinnamon powder on top of the bread batter almost evenly.
  • Bake for about 55 to 60 minutes.
  • Allow the bread to cool down before you slice and serve!Enjoy the sliced super moist chocolate banana bread with coffee, tea or milk!


Calories: 317kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 121mg | Potassium: 272mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 31g | Vitamin A: 205IU | Vitamin C: 3.9mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1.3mg