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Molten Chocolate Banana Bread Recipe

This banana bread contains a delicious surprise. In the center is a chocolate molten ganache. Each slice will contain gooey chocolate. This bread may be served room temperature or you may microwave it for a few seconds and watch the chocolate ooze out. This recipe makes a great breakfast but is also sweet enough for an easy chocolate dessert. Enjoy this banana bread as is or served warm with a scoop of your favorite ice cream.

Molten Chocolate Banana Bread Recipe
Makes 1 loaf


Molten chocolate:

1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream


1 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter, melted
1 tablespoon vanilla
2 eggs
3 ripe bananas


1/2 cup flour
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 cup brown sugar
3 tablespoons butter, cut in cubes
3 teaspoons water


1. Combine the chocolate and heavy whipping cream in a small sauce pan and heat over low heat. Continue stirring until melted and smooth.
2. Refrigerate the chocolate for 1 hour.
3. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
4. Grease a loaf pan.
5. In a large mixing bowl combine the flour, baking soda and cinnamon for the bread.
6. Add the eggs, sugar, vanilla and melted butter and stir until combined.
7. Mash the bananas really well with a fork.
8. Stir the mashed bananas into the batter.
9. Spread half of the bread batter into the prepared loaf pan.
10. Take the chocolate from the refrigerator.
11. Spoon the chocolate over the batter and spread down the center. Do not go to the edges.
12. Spread the remaining batter over the chocolate.
13. Set aside while preparing streusel.
14. In a medium sized bowl combine all of the streusel ingredients.
15. With a fork combine all the ingredients while slightly mashing until crumbs start to form.
16. Sprinkle the streusel over the batter.
17. Bake for 40-45 minutes.

Enjoy and sweeten the soul with chocolate!

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