Choc-chunk banana bread

A classic is given a decadent edge in this delicious choc-chunk banana bread recipe. Dotted with dark chocolate chunks and drizzled with melted chocolate, this the ultimate sweet treat

  • 10 mins preparation
  • 1 hr cooking
  • Serves 8
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This recipe first appeared in Woman's Day.
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  • 2 cup self-raising flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 4 mashed ripe bananas
  • 125 gram melted butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 200 gram chopped dark eating chocolate
  • melted chocolate, for drizzling


  • 1
    Preheat oven to moderate, 180°C. Grease and line a 10 x 20cm loaf pan.
  • 2
    Sift self-raising flour and ground cinnamon together into a bowl. Stir in brown sugar. Make a well. Combine mashed bananas, melted butter, eggs, milk and vanilla extract. Pour into flour mixture. Fold together lightly to combine.
  • 3
    Lightly mix through chopped chocolate. Pour into pan, smoothing the top. Bake for 55-60 minutes until cooked when tested (cover with tin foil if over-browning).
  • 4
    Cool in pan for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely. Serve drizzled with chocolate.