Pumpkin Chocolate Banana Bread

Pumpkin Chocolate Banana Bread
Staff Writer
Gina Matsoukas

Pumpkin Chocolate Banana Bread

This recipe takes the classic banana bread recipe and gives it an autumn makeover by adding rich pumpkin flavor. Plus, it's healthy and light enough to be considered breakfast but sweet and chocoaltey enough to be eaten as a dessert too. 

12
Servings
199
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1/2 Cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1/3 Cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 Teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 ripe bananas
  • 1/2 Cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 egg
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 Teaspoons canola oil
  • 1/4 Cup almond milk
  • 1/3 Cup chocolate chips

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Mix all of the dry ingredients (the first 7 on the list) in a large bowl. Mash the bananas in a small bowl. Add the pumpkin, milk, oil, egg, and vanilla extract to the mashed bananas and mix. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix to combine. Fold in the chocolate chips, and pour the batter into a greased loaf pan. Bake for approximately 45-50 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean. Let the bread cool in the pan for 10 minutes before transferring it to a cooling rack. 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
9g
13%
Sugar
10g
11%
Saturated Fat
2g
8%
Cholesterol
2mg
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
26g
20%
Protein
4g
9%
Vitamin A, RAE
35µg
5%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
4µg
4%
Calcium, Ca
55mg
6%
Choline, total
5mg
1%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Fluoride, F
4µg
0%
Folate, total
14µg
4%
Iron, Fe
2mg
11%
Magnesium, Mg
12mg
4%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
125mg
18%
Selenium, Se
5µg
9%
Sodium, Na
156mg
10%
Water
11g
0%

Pumpkin Shopping Tip

Look for vegetables that are firm and bright in color – avoid those that are wilted or have wrinkled skins, which are signs of age.

Pumpkin Cooking Tip

Vegetable should typically be cooked as quickly as possible, as they can become bland and mushy, and lose vitamins and minerals.