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chocolate tahini banana bread

Chocolate Tahini Banana Bread

Chocolate Tahini Banana Bread combines chocolate and sesame with the sweet moistness of banana in this amazing quick bread for breakfast or a tasty snack!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 55 mins
Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Servings 12 servings
Calories 292


  • Cooking spray
  • 1 cup banana (mashed and ripe, about 2 bananas)
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • ½ cup tahini (well stirred)
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter (melted)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 ½ cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ cup dark chocolate chunks
  • 1 tablespoon mini chocolate chips
  • ½ teaspoon toasted sesame seeds


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat a 9- x 5-inch loaf pan with cooking spray.
  • Combine banana, buttermilk, tahini, melted butter, vanilla extract, and eggs in a large bowl. Beat with an electric mixer at medium speed until combined. Add sugars and beat just until combined.
  • In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda, and salt in a bowl. Add flour mixture to banana mixture and mix just until combined. Fold in chocolate chunks. Pour batter into prepared pan and sprinkle with mini chocolate chips and toasted sesame seeds.
  • Bake at 350°F for 55 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes on a wire rack. Remove bread from pan and cool completely before slicing.


makes 1 loaf


Calories: 292kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 39mg | Sodium: 225mg | Potassium: 191mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 185IU | Vitamin C: 1.5mg | Calcium: 65mg | Iron: 1.5mg