One Bowl Banana Bread on a wooden cutting board.

One Bowl Banana Bread

Easy bread made with over-ripe bananas. It's moist and filled with chocolate chips! You can make one loaf of bread or 12 regular muffins with this recipe.

Course bread
Cuisine American
Keyword one bowl banana bread
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 5 people
Calories 458 kcal
Author Anna


  • 3 very ripe bananas
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk see note for homemade
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1.5 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1.5 all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
US Customary - Metric


  1. Grease and flour a 9"x5" bread pan.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, mash bananas. Add oil, buttermilk and egg and whisk well.
  4. Add brown sugar and granulated sugar as well as vanilla. Whisk well.
  5. Add flour, baking powder, soda and salt. Sprinkle almost all chocolate chips over batter. Stir everything together, but do not overmix.
  6. Pour the batter into prepared pan. Place remaining chocolate chips on top.
  7. Bake for 50 to 55 minutes or until the toothpick inserted in a few places comes out clean and the top of the bread is golden brown.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
One Bowl Banana Bread
Amount Per Serving
Calories 458 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Fat 27g42%
Saturated Fat 19g119%
Cholesterol 37mg12%
Sodium 619mg27%
Potassium 526mg15%
Carbohydrates 53g18%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 41g46%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 145IU3%
Vitamin C 6.2mg8%
Calcium 88mg9%
Iron 2.2mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.