Chocolate and Banana Bread

Bread, we love bread! Just a little song we like. But if your serious about bread but want to make sure you can justify it with 1 of your 5 a day. Then this chocolate and banana bread is perfect for you.

Prep Time: 25 Minutes

Cook Time: 55 Minutes

Serves: 6


  • 2 rip bananas (peeled)
  • 100g unsalted butter
  • 150g caster sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 150g plain flour
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 100g chocolate chips


  • STEP 1

1. Preheat your oven to 160C. Line a 900g (23x13x7cm) loaf tin with parchment paper. Then put your 2 ripe bananas in a small bowl and mash them with a fork until they are a lumpy liquid consistency.

  • STEP 2

2. Cream the butter and sugar together, using a hand mixer or a stand mixer, until they are pale and well blended together. Then keep the mixer on medium speed and add the eggs one by one. Add the banana to this mixture

  • STEP 3

3. Weigh out the flour and add the bicarbonate of soda and baking powder to the measured flour. Add this to the banana mixture, stir well until all lumps are gone. Then mix in the chocolate chips.

  • STEP 4

Pour the batter into the tin evenly and bake for 55 mins. When baked let it cool for about 10 minutes then take out of the tin.

This recipe was adapted from a post on BBC Good Food. To see the original and nutritional information, please go to:

If you gave this a try, then we’d loaf to know what you thought!

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