Vegan Cranberry Chocolate Chip Banana Bread (Improved!)

Welcome to my latest treat: Vegan Cranberry Chocolate Chip Banana Bread! This isn’t your average banana bread recipe. I’ve recreated and redefined the traditional version to serve the unique dietary needs of vegan food lovers.

Every bite of this wholesome delight screams perfection, from its tender crumb to its balance of sweetness from ripe bananas, tartness from cranberries and a delectable burst of chocolate chips. It’s baked with love and consideration for your health.

Here’s how I’ve taken my banana bread recipe game up a notch:

  • Healthy: Crafted with wholesome vegan-friendly ingredients, it’s not only indulgent but also nourishing.
  • Cranberries: Adding an unexpected twist in every bite, the tart cranberries offer an exciting contrast against the sweet bananas.
  • Chocolate Chips: Who doesn’t love them? A sprinkling of chocolate chips elevates our creation to heavenly levels.

Join me in embarking on this culinary journey with my Vegan Cranberry Chocolate Chip Banana Bread. Let’s bake happiness together!

Vegan Cranberry Chocolate Chip Banana Bread (Improved Recipe!)

Vegan Cranberry Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Baking Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Yields: 1 loaf


  • 180 grams of all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda
  • 3 teaspoons of ground cinnamon
  • A pinch of salt
  • 4 ripe bananas, approximately 420 grams
  • 120 milliliters of vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract
  • 25 grams of granulated sugar
  • 100 grams of fresh cranberries
  • 150 grams of vegan dark chocolate, either chips or roughly chopped


  1. Preheat your oven to 180˚C (350˚F).
  2. In a blender or food processor, combine the ripe bananas, vegetable oil, granulated sugar, vanilla extract, and ground cinnamon. Blend until you have a smooth, homogeneous mixture.
  3. Transfer the banana mixture to a large mixing bowl. Gradually add the all-purpose flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda, and a pinch of salt. Stir the mixture using a whisk or fork until well combined.
  4. Gently fold in the fresh cranberries and vegan dark chocolate chips or chunks into the batter.
  5. Grease a loaf tin and pour the batter into it, ensuring it is evenly spread.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 35 to 45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the loaf comes out clean.
  7. Allow the loaf to cool in the tin for at least 5 to 10 minutes before removing it.
  8. Slice and serve your Vegan Cranberry Chocolate Chip Banana Bread while it’s warm, or allow it to cool completely.


If you are after another banana treat, try my recipe for Vegan Banoffee Cheesecake – OMG…YUM!!

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