Banana bread is one of those things people rarely make on purpose, only when those last three bananas are almost black. This scrumptious banana walnut loaf, spiked with dark chocolate chips, is so good you’ll want to make it well before the bananas get to that condition.

Banana bread is one of those things people rarely make on purpose, only when those last three bananas are almost black. This scrumptious banana walnut loaf, spiked with dark chocolate chips, is so good you’ll want to make it well before the bananas get to that condition.

This moist, dense, yeast-free bread uses graham flour, a whole wheat grind that includes the bran for flavor and health. Here, it combines with all-purpose flour, molasses and buttermilk to steam over boiling water on the stove.

This moist, dense, yeast-free bread uses graham flour, a whole wheat grind that includes the bran for flavor and health. Here, it combines with all-purpose flour, molasses and buttermilk to steam over boiling water on the stove.