S’mores Banana Bread


S'mores banana bread!!! OHSWEETBASIL.COM


This is what happens when you’re a mom and you’ve had an instagram feed blow up with s’mores all in one day. You get crazy and let the kids help you make s’mores banana bread. Then, what happens next is just sad.


The softest s'mores banana bread ohsweetbasil.com


So, I thought, well, I’ve been seeing s’mores all day and it’s starting to look pretty gosh darn delicious so I’ll be a cool mom and ask the kiddos if they’d like a s’mores treat, but the game has to be that it’s something other than an actual s’more. I thought for sure they were going to say cookies, which is totally what I was in the mood for, (you see how manipulative I can be? Put the idea into their head that they have all the control when really it’s just an excuse for me to make dessert) but then our oldest yelled out, S’MORES BANANA BREAD!


s'mores banana bread on ohsweetbasil.com


Shoot, I did tell her she could pick. I was disappointed and halfheartedly began whipping up an experimental banana bread. It smelled good while baking but I still wasn’t sold. We pulled it out of the oven and let it cool for oh, maybe 5 minutes because who cares right? Our girls took a bite and by now I’ve become totally curious. I mean, it does look pretty soft and luscious. Yes, the marshmallows have pretty much disappeared, but I know they are there. I snatch a little bite and golden sparkles begin shooting out of the bread followed by an orchestra! Well, that didn’t actually happen, but hot dang was it good! So sad part numero uno, I didn’t believe in my creative little one, and numero dos? Well I may have sent them out to play and finished off the rest on my own. That’s all folks!


What Are S’mores?

S’mores are a summer favorite!

They are simply roasted marshmallow and chocolate bar sandwiched in between two graham crackers.


Why Doesn’t Banana Bread Rise?

If you use too much baking soda or baking powder, the bread will rise quickly and then fall.

If your baking soda or baking powder is old, it may result in flat banana bread.

Another problem that could cause banana bread to be flat is the moisture in the dough.

If the dough is to runny, the bread will be flat;  you may want to add a little more flour, just so the batter is stiffer.


Can Banana Bread Be Made Into Muffins?

Banana Bread can absolutely be made into muffins.

Just pour the batter into a muffin tin and reduce the temperature 25 degrees and reduce the baking time.




S’mores Banana Bread

S'mores banana bread!!! OHSWEETBASIL.COM
Print Recipe Pin Recipe Rate this Recipe
5 from 2 votes

S'mores Banana Bread

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: 500+ Best Dessert Recipes
Keyword: banana bread, bread, chocolate, graham crackers, marshmallows, s'mores
Servings: 1 loaf
Calories: 4009kcal
Author: Sweet Basil


  • 1/4 cup plus 1 teaspoon cocoa
  • 1 3/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup shortening or butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup bananas mashed *about 2 medium bananas
  • 1 1/2 cup mini semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup Tiny Marshmallows found at Walmart
  • 1 Cup Broken Graham Crackers


  • preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  • line a jumbo muffin tin with jumbo cupcake liners or use regular muffin tin but see note baking times.
  • in a medium bowl, whisk the cocoa, flour, baking soda, baking powder, cream of tartar and salt together.
  • set aside.
  • in a large mixing bowl, beat the shortening, sugar, eggs and vanilla until smooth.
  • slowly add a little of the flour, mix, a little of the banana, mix, and continue to alternate ending with the banana.
  • add the chocolate chips, fold in marshmallows and graham crackers to combine and spoon into a small bread pan (not mini).
  • bake for 50-60 minutes and allow to cool.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 4009kcal | Carbohydrates: 620.6g | Protein: 59.2g | Cholesterol: 372mg | Fiber: 38.6g | Sugar: 338.9g
Tried this recipe?Mention @OhSweetBasil or tag #OhSweetBasil!

Double Chocolate Banana Muffins ohsweetbasil.com

Double Chocolate Banana Muffins

Snickerdoodle Banana Bread is about to be the new favorite in your life! ohsweetbasil.com

Snickerdoodle Banana Bread

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

Carrian Cheney

Lover of all things beautiful, good and delicious. Wife, mother, friend, foodie.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

11 comments on “S’mores Banana Bread”

  1. Hellooo
    I would like to ask : what is :crema of tartar:?????

  2. 5 stars
    yayyy! They had such a good idea 🙂 This banana bread is AMAZING-s’mores make everything better 😀

  3. This is GENIUS! What a fabulous combination, I have to try it!

  4. A nice slice of that right now would just about make my afternoon!

  5. I’d love to try it but there’s no recipe??

  6. That is crazy! I love trying new banana bread flavors, so I might have to test this one out myself… 🙂

  7. no link to recipe?