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Chef John’s Banana Bread

In this video, you’ll see a simple method for baking rich, moist banana bread. Learn great techniques for mashing bananas, creaming sugar, and combining ingredients—no food processor or electric mixer required. Follow along with the recipe for Chef John's banana bread recipe. The secret to this banana bread is adding just a handful of dark chocolate chips—not enough to qualify it as chocolate banana bread, but just enough to develop richer flavor.

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  • Plumbist

John's right, it is the best ever banana nut bread. I know, because I've been using this recipe for years and people are just amazed with the results. I recommend skipping the chocolate, using unsalted butter, buttermilk, and only baking soda.

  • Debbie

Thes is the best I would not change a thing so good I bake a least once a month

  • Debbie

Very good. Bake once a month. Would not change a thing