Recipe

Chocolate banana bread

Just when you think banana bread couldn't get any more amazing, melted dark chocolate comes along.

  • Serves 8
  • 1 hr cooking
Chocolate banana bread

Ingredients

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

Method

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.

Notes

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