Banana Chocolate Bread


by: Cravings of a Lunatic

This is a lovely recipe that was just too healthy for me so I had to slap some chocolate over the top of it. Hope you enjoy this one.


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serves: 12

2 cups flour

1 cup sugar

2 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon vanilla salt

2 eggs

1 cup mashed bananas (about 3 bananas)

1/3 cup walnut oil

1/4 cup milk

1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

1 cup crushed walnuts

For chocolate drizzle:

2 ounces or squares of semi-sweet chocolate

2 ounces of cream ( I used whipping cream, you could use heavy or just milk)

Nutrition Facts
Banana Chocolate Bread

Servings Per Recipe: 12

Amount per Serving

Calories: 395

  • Total Fat: 20.9 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 5.9 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 34.3 mg
  • Sodium: 67.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 51.1 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 2.8 g
  •     Sugars: 29.9 g
  • Protein: 5.8 g

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1.  Preheat your oven to 350F.

2.  In a large bowl mix flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Set aside.

3.  In another large bowl beat the eggs, banana, oil, and milk.

4.  Now add your dry ingredients to your wet ingredients and fold in until incorporated. Do not over mix.

5.  Now add walnuts and chocolate chips. Fold in lightly.

6.  Pour mixture in a greased loaf pan or bundt pan.

7.  Cook for about 50-55 minutes. Toothpick will come out clean when done.

8.  Remove from oven and let cool in pan for about 10 minutes.

9.  Now remove from pan and let cool completely.

10.  While it is cooling you can make your drizzle.

11.  Start by putting some water in the bottom of a double boiler. Now stack them and turn on medium to low heat.

12.  Once water is heating up nicely add you chocolate and melt.

13.  Let the chocolate cool for a few minutes then add milk or cream, whisking until smooth.

14.  Pour over banana chocolate loaf.

15.  Let chocolate cool.

16.  Serve with a chocolately smile.

Cooks' note:
You could leave the chocolate off this one, but seriously why would you?

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