Brunch calls for foods that have more substance than your average grab-and-go breakfast, so banana bread is the perfect addition to any morning. Whether it's being made for a huge group, or eaten over the course of a few days, this banana bread is easy and tasty.

It's also healthier than your average bread due to some substitutions. Made with Greek yogurt and maple syrup, this banana bread uses no butter or oil, which means you don't have to feel guilty about the added chocolate!

Double Chocolate Chunk Banana Bread

  • Prep Time:10 mins
  • Cook Time:1 hr
  • Total Time:1 hr 10 mins
  • Servings:10
  • Medium


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 ripe bananas
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup chocolate chunks
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  • Step 1

    Gather up all the ingredients and preheat the oven to 350°.

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  • Step 2

    Grease a loaf pan with non-stick baking spray or lightly with oil.

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  • Step 3

    Add flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt to a large bowl.

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  • Step 4

    Mix all the dry ingredients thoroughly with a fork.

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  • Step 5

    Mash the bananas together in a small bowl.
    #SpoonTip: The riper the bananas are, the better they will be in the bread. This is a great way to use up bananas that are getting too soft and brown to eat by themselves.

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  • Step 6

    Whisk the eggs together in another bowl.

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  • Step 7

    Add the bananas, Greek yogurt, maple syrup, brown sugar, and vanilla extract to the bowl with the eggs.

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  • Step 8

    Mix all the wet ingredients together so that the mixture will not separate.

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  • Step 9

    Pour the wet ingredients into the bowl of dry ingredients.

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  • Step 10

    Combine both parts, being careful not to over mix.

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  • Step 11

    Once the batter is mixed together, fold in the chocolate chunks.

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  • Step 12

    Pour the batter into the greased loaf pan and then bake it in the oven for about an hour or until a skewer comes out clean.

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  • Step 13

    Let the bread cool for about 15 minutes.

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  • Step 14

    Serve and enjoy.
    #SpoonTip: Reheat the leftover slices for about 20 seconds so it tastes fresh out of the oven.

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Brunch will never be the same with this delicious bread added to the mix. It keeps well with the help of the some handy cling wrap and is great reheated with peanut butter spread on top. Adapted from Running with Spoonsthis banana bread is sure to please.