Easy Banana Brownies


Fudgy banana brownies! Mashed banana adds delicious banana flavor to a simple made-from-scratch chocolate brownie recipe. No mixer required.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
16 squares


  • ½ cup unsalted butter

  • cup semisweet chocolate chips

  • 1 large egg

  • cup packed light brown sugar

  • 1 small ripe banana, mashed

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour


  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease an 8-inch square baking pan.

  2. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Remove from the heat and stir in chocolate chips until melted. Set aside to cool for 5 minutes.

  3. While the chocolate mixture is cooling, lightly beat egg in a medium bowl. Stir in brown sugar, mashed banana, vanilla, and salt until well combined.

  4. Stir cooled melted chocolate mixture into banana mixture until well combined. Stir in flour until just incorporated. Spread batter into the prepared pan.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until the top is dry and the edges have started to pull away from the sides of the pan, about 30 minutes.

  6. Let pan cool on a wire rack before cutting into 16 squares.



Add 1/2 cup chopped nuts or mini chocolate chips if you like.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

151 Calories
8g Fat
19g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 151
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 11%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 27mg 9%
Sodium 85mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 14g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 1mg 3%
Calcium 14mg 1%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 73mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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