Instant Pot Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Instant Pot Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Instant Pot Chocolate Chip Banana Bread is a great grab-and-go breakfast that is easy to make in the Instant Pot. A delicious way to make your produce go farther at the end of the week this is an opportunity to use up those unwanted banana’s into a delicious quick bread that everyone will love.

Instant Pot Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

This quick bread is perfect for the Instant Pot as it will turn out moist and dense. Honestly, I had 6…no less than 6…banana’s that I was looking at earlier this weekend, and thinking…there’s no way I’m throwing these out! I love banana bread BUT one of the things I don’t like is how often I find myself cooking it way longer my recipe called for, or heating up my little Florida house for a lot longer than I need to. I thought, well, there is no need to heat up the house when I have my little magic pot so I decided to make Instant Pot Chocolate Chip Banana Bread.

Take two ripe banana’s (medium to large) and mash. One of the thing’s I loved while testing this recipe is that I literally just dumped everything in a bowl mixed it up then put it in the Instant Pot to bake. No worries, and no babysitting. 🙂

Instant Pot Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Combine in a bowl or mixer all, and I mean ALL the ingredients.

instant pot chocolate chip banana bread

Grease a 7-inch Bundt pan with melted butter, and pour batter into pan evenly.

instant pot chocolate chip banana bread

Smooth down the batter. Add 1 1/2 cups of water to the Instant Pot.

instant pot chocolate chip banana bread

Place the Bundt pan, uncovered, on the rack that came with your Instant Pot. Lower into the Instant Pot. Set to high pressure for 47 minutes.  Once done do a natural pressure release according to you Manufacturers directions. Be sure to remove the lid quickly as not to drip to much water onto the top of the uncovered bread. 😉

instant pot chocolate chip banana bread

Remove from Instant Pot to a wire rack for 15 minutes.

instant pot chocolate chip banana bread

Remove from Bundt pan, and serve immediately. Leftovers can be sliced and kept for up to one week in an airtight container.

If you liked this you might enjoy Instant Pot Monkey Crack Bread or Instant Pot Golden Oreo Chocolate Chip Cheesecake!

instant pot chocolate chip banana bread

Instant Pot Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

A great grab and go breakfast that uses leftover produce, and can be made ahead for meal prep!

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 2 minutes
Resting Time 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 7 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Author mondayismeatloaf


  • 2 large bananas mashed
  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter melted
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 pinch salt generous
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup large semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 cups water for cooking in Instant Pot


  1. Combine all ingredients into a bowl or mixer until well mixed. 

  2. Butter a 7-inch Bundt pan, and pour batter in evenly.

  3. Put 1 1/2 cups water into the Instant Pot, lower Bundt pan on rack into the pot. Cook on high pressure for 47 minutes with a 15 minute natural pressure release. 

  4. Remove to a wire rack to cool for 15-minutes then remove from pan. 

  5. Serve immediately, or store in an airtight container for up to one week. 

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28 thoughts on “Instant Pot Chocolate Chip Banana Bread”

  • Ok I have not tried baking bread in the Instant Pot and now I really want to! I can imagine how moist and evenly cooked it would be. I think I’ll be trying this recipe soon…just pinned! Thanks for sharing with us 🙂

  • I was just thinking yesterday that banana bread would look gorgeous in a Bundt pan. Yours looks fabulous. The addition of chocolate chips is always a winner. Thanks for sharing this!

  • Ooo what a good idea! I was just planning on borrowing my mom’s IP, and I think this should be on the “to make” list. I love banana bread!

  • I’ve got a ton of ripe bananas so this is perfect! I’m a sucker for a good banana bread and I never tried to make it in my IP. I’ll have to give it a try!

  • Thanks for the recipe! We LOVE everything banana around here and have never tried making banana bread in the Instant Pot. Can’t wait! Love that you added chocolate chips!

    • You are so welcome! We love it too! I have tons of leftover bananas this and I’m convinced the kids just wanted me to make it again! 😊

  • I cannot believe this was made in the instant pot, what an incredible gadget. I really should take mine out of the box already and make a delicious cake with it! Great way to use up brown bananas too 🙂

    • You definitely should take it out of the box! It’s a great appliance, and the banana bread is so much easier to make in it than in the oven! No need to babysit it, because it’s perfect every time! 🙂

  • What? You can bake a cake in the insta pot? Seriously, where have I been? I always have spotty bananas on the counter and I can’t wait to try this. Would love to have it waiting for me for breakfast one day this week.

  • We FINALLY got an Instant Pot but haven’t made any desserts yet – I LOVE that you can! And that this uses those bananas we have at the end of the week but also adds chocolate chips! Practical AND fun!

  • It’s time like these when I wish I had an Instant Pot! The chocolate chip banana bread looks so good and moist. How easy it looks. Perhaps I can ask Santa!

  • I haven’t tried making quick breads in my instant pot, but this post is making me want to whip up a batch today! We love banana bread, and I can’t wait to taste how it turns out in the IP. Love your pan, too. What pretty edges it gives the bread!

  • This is probably the best looking banana bread I’ve seen in a long time. Your technique of making it in the instant pot is genius, too. It reminds me of my grandmother’s “crock pot cake” which would “bake” in her crock pot for 2-3 hours. Love the chips you’ve added too.

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