Chocolate banana bread

Just when you think banana bread couldn't get any more amazing.

  • 1 hr cooking
  • Serves 8
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Studded with chopped chocolate and walnuts and served with whipped nut butter, this banana bread is sure to impress.
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Chocolate banana bread
  • 1 cup mashed banana
  • 3/4 cup (165g) caster sugar
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) extra light olive oil
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) milk
  • 2/3 cup (100g) self-raising flour
  • 2/3 cup (100g) wholemeal self-raising flour
  • 3/4 cup (90g) coarsely chopped toasted walnuts
  • 1/4 cup (45g) finely chopped dark eating chocolate
Whipped nut butter
  • 100 gram butter
  • 1/4 cup (30g) finely chopped toasted walnuts


Chocolate banana bread
  • 1
    Preheat oven 180°C. Grease 14cm x 21cm loaf pan. Line base and long sides with baking paper.
  • 2
    Combine banana and sugar in large bowl and stir in eggs, oil and milk. Add remaining ingredients and stir until combined.
  • 3
    Spread mixture into prepared pan. Bake uncovered for about 1 hour. Stand bread in pan 5 minutes; turn onto wire rack to cool.
  • 4
    To make whipped nut butter, beat butter in a small bowl with electric mixer until light and fluffy, then stir in nuts.
  • 5
    Serve bread warm with whipped nut butter.


You need about two large overripe bananas (460g) for this recipe.

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