Easy Chocolate Walnut Banana Bread

This Chocolate Walnut Banana Bread is so delicious, moist and tender with a chocolatey flavor, crunchy nuts and wonderful aroma. Either as breakfast or dessert, it will make you feel cozy and heartwarming.
This easy Chocolate Banana Bread is so delicious and tender with a chocolatey and nutty flavor and wonderful aroma. Either as breakfast, dessert or mid-day snack, it will make you feel cozy and heartwarming. #chocolate #walnut #bananabread #quickbread
Ingredients
  • 1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon nutmeg powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 3 ripe bananas
  • 1/3 cup melted butter (see Notes for non-dairy substitute)
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup sugar

Instructions
  • Preheat the oven to 350F (175C) and butter a loaf pan.
  • Gather dry ingredients. Sift cocoa powder into the all-purpose flour, then add baking soda, cinnamon powder, nutmeg powder and salt to that same bowl. Mix to combine them evenly.
  • Dry ingredients for Chocolate Walnut Banana Bread
  • In a mixing bowl, mash bananas until there's no big lumps. Add the melted butter and stir well to combine. Then stir in the egg and sugar.
  • Wet ingredients for Chocolate Walnut Banana Bread
  • Add the flour mixture and chopped walnuts to the wet ingredients. With a wooden spoon or spatula, gently mix to combine. Do not over-mix.
  • Mix the batter of chocolate walnut banana bread
  • Pour the batter into the loaf pan. Bake for 50-60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Remove from the oven and let the bread cool in the pan for 5-10 minutes. After that, remove the bread from the pan and let it cool completely on a cooling rack.