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Chocolate Chip Banana Bread (vegan)

A recipe for the BEST chocolate chip banana bread! This vegan banana bread is LOADED with chocolate chips, making it a real crowd-pleaser!
Course Dessert
Cuisine baking, vegan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 1 loaf
Calories 321kcal
Author Shivani Raja


  • 1 tbsp Ground Flaxseed aka flaxseed meal
  • 3 Medium Bananas the riper and spottier the better!
  • 1/2 cup/ 125 ml Soy Milk or non-dairy milk of choice
  • 3 tbsp Sunflower Oil
  • 2 cups/ 250 grams Plain Flour aka all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup/ 120 grams Soft Light Brown Sugar or caster sugar
  • 3 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • pinch Salt
  • 3oz/ 90 grams Dark Chocolate as chips or chunks


  • Prepare the flaxseed egg by mixing 1 tbsp ground flaxseed with 2.5 tbsp water in a small bowl. Set aside to thicken.
  • In a large mixing bowl, mash the bananas until few lumps remain. Mix in the soy milk, sunflower oil and thickened flaxseed egg.
  • Add the flour, baking powder, sugar, salt and cinnamon. Mix until just combined.
  • Mix in 2oz/ 60g of the chocolate. Transfer the mixture to a loaf tin, top with the remaining 1oz/30g chocolate and bake at 180°C/350°F for 45-50 minutes until golden.
  • Leave to cool before slicing and enjoying!


  • See above blog post for recipe variations.


Serving size: 1/8 of the loaf
Calories: 321 kcal | Fat: 9.6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 40mg | Carbohydrates: 55 | Fiber: 2.9g | Sugar: 24g | Protein: 5.3g 
Recipe adapted from Loving it Vegan