This banana chocolate chip loaf is so moist and delicious! Such a great way to use up ripe bananas.
I had some brown bananas to use up so I thought I would make a delicious banana chocolate chip loaf. My husband and kids love the combo of banana with chocolate so this loaf went down well with them.
I used half plain white flour and half wholemeal flour in the mixture. I also only had half a cup of chocolate chips so I chopped up some Whittaker's 50% cocoa dark chocolate to bulk up the chocolate factor.
This recipe makes one large loaf, I like to scatter brown sugar on top before baking to give it a nice crunchy topping.
This recipe would also work well as muffins or mini loaves. It would also be a great present for someone wrapped up in brown paper with some rustic string.
I hope you enjoy my easy recipe for banana chocolate chip loaf. I'm sure your family and friends will love it as much as mine do!
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- 100g butter, melted
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1 tsp vanilla essence
- 2 eggs
- 2 bananas, mashed
- ⅔ cup milk
- 1 cup plain flour, sifted
- 1 cup wholemeal flour
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1 cup chocolate chips or chopped chocolate
- 1 Tbsp brown sugar (for topping)
- Preheat oven to 180°C fanbake.
- Mix together butter, brown sugar, cinnamon, vanilla and eggs in a large bowl. Add banana and milk then stir again.
- Add flours, baking powder and soda then fold all ingredients together until combined.
- Add the chocolate chips and mix again.
- Pour into a lined loaf tin and scatter over brown sugar.
- Bake for 40-50 minutes or until golden and cooked through.
- If you don't have wholemeal flour you can just add 2 cups of plain white flour.
- This recipe freezes well, I quite often make a double batch and put one in the freezer. Simply wrap well in cling wrap and freeze for up to 3 months.
- This recipe is great for muffins just bake in a well greased or lined muffin tray until golden and cooked through. Approx 15-25 minutes depending on the size of the muffins and your oven.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 10 slices Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 365Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 60mgSodium: 270mgCarbohydrates: 55gFiber: 3gSugar: 32gProtein: 6g
Nutritional values are approximate. Please use your own calculations if you require a special diet.