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Chocolate Chip Banana Bread with Peanut Butter Icing
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
This classic banana bread is filled with sweet chocolate chips and topped with the best peanut butter icing! The peanut butter glaze and the melty chocolate chips make this Chocolate Chip Banana Bread recipe absolutely to die for! You're sure to love this quick and easy snack or dessert!
Course: Bread
Servings: 12 -15 slices
Author: A Latte Food
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3 med-large bananas or 4 small ones
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon optional
  • 3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips 1/2 cup if you prefer less chocolate
Peanut Butter Icing
  • 3/4 cups powdered sugar
  • 3-4 Tbsp creamy peanut butter
  • 2-3 Tbsp heavy cream or enough to achieve a thick drizzling consistency
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  1. Preheat the oven to 350. Grease one 9x5 pan or two 8x4 pans.
  2. In a small bowl, mash bananas, brown sugar, vanilla extract, and ground cinnamon.
  3. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
  4. Add in eggs and beat until mixed.
  5. To the wet ingredients, sift in flour, baking soda, and salt.
  6. Stir until just combined.
  7. Pour in mashed bananas, and mix until combined. Add in chocolate chips; stir.
  8. Bake at 350 for 35-40 minutes (for two 8x4 pans) or until cake tester comes out clean with just a few moist crumbs stuck to it. If using one 9x5 pan, bake at 350 for 30 minutes; then lower the temp to 325 and bake for 15-20 or until cake tester comes out clean with just a few moist crumbs stuck to it.
  9. Allow to cool for 10 minutes. Move to a wire cooling rack.
Peanut Butter Icing
  1. In a bowl, beat peanut butter, powdered sugar, heavy cream, and vanilla extract with an electric mixer to create a thick drizzle consistency.
  2. When your banana bread has cooled, drizzle (or dunk) banana bread with icing.
  3. Enjoy!