To-Die-For Banana Bread

To-Die-For Banana Bread

  • Serves 12
  • Prep time 20 minutes
  • Cook time 1 hour 15 minutes

Nutrition facts

Per serving: Calories – 406; Protein – 6 g; Fat – 20 g; Carbohydrates – 54 g; Fibre – 3 g; Iron – 2 mg; Calcium – 38 mg; Sodium – 111 mg

Ingredients

  • 500 ml (2 cups) flour
  • 10 ml (2 tsp) baking powder
  • 25 ml (1/4 tsp) salt
  • 125 ml (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, softened
  • 250 ml (1 cup) sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 5 ml (1 tsp) vanilla
  • 125 ml (1/2 cup) 2% milk
  • 4very ripe bananas, mashed (about 410 ml – 1 2/3 cups)
  • 310 ml (1 1/4 cups) semisweet chocolate, cut into pieces
  • 180 ml (3/4 cup) walnuts, cut into pieces

Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F).
  2. In a bowl, mix the flour with the baking powder and salt.
  3. In another bowl, whip the butter with the sugar until light in colour
  4. Add the eggs and vanilla to the butter and sugar. Stir.
  5. Incorporate the dry ingredients, alternating with the milk, and stir until evenly mixed.
  6. Add the mashed bananas and 250 ml (1 cup) of the chocolate. Stir with a wooden spoon.
  7. Grease a 20 cm x 10 cm (8 in. x 4 in.) loaf pan and pour in the batter until three-quarters full.
  8. Sprinkle the nuts and remaining chocolate over the batter.
  9. Bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the centre of the loaf comes out clean.
  10. Remove from the oven and let cool on a rack.

 



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