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Double Chocolate Banana Bread - For your everyday breakfast !!!


I have been searching my old dairy for a particular recipe and saw my old treasure, double chocolate banana bread recipe which I used to do a lot when I was in Singapore.  This is mind blowing bread for a chocolate lover. I always end up making banana bread, muffin or cake using ripen banana.   But the addition of intense dark cocoa and bitter sweet chocolate chunks to the banana bread makes it really delectable.  This is a world of chocolatey goodness.  The combination of double chocolate, banana and nuts is the perfect way to start a day and this combo is like match made in heaven.  The best thing is it is very easy to make without any fancy ingredients.  

Here are few other suggestions for over ripen Banana....










 

Double Chocolate Banana Bread

  





Ingredients:

I used 8cmX17cmX6cm tin

All purpose flour - 120 gms
Unsalted butter - 110gms (room temperature)
Banana - 200gms (Mash them using fork)
Brown sugar - 100 gms
Unsweetened Cocoa powder - 60gms (I used dark cocoa powder, which I love a lot but you can use any unsweetened cocoa powder)
Baking soda - 1/2 tsp
Egg - 2
Yogurt - 30gms
Nuts pecan or walnuts - 60gms (slightly toasted and roughly chopped)
Bitter sweet Chocolate chunks - 60gms
Vanilla extract - 1 tsp








Method:

1. Sieve the flour, baking soda and cocoa powder.
2. Preheat the oven to 325 f.
3. Beat the butter and brown sugar until creamy.
4. Then add one egg at a time and continue beating.
5. Now add the yogurt, mashed banana and Vanilla extract whisk until everything comes together.
6. Add the sieved flour mixture to the wet mixture in 2 additions.
7. Now stir in the chopped nuts and chocolate chunks.
8. Pour the batter into the prepared baking tin, level them using the spatula.
9. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes until the center comes out clean. 
10. Remove from the tin and cool them completely before you slice them.

An Open Book  – (May 28, 2012 at 10:44 AM)  

looks amazing..really dark n intense

Sharmilee! :)  – (May 28, 2012 at 10:58 AM)  

Perfect for chocoholics....truely chocolatey!

Poonam Borkar  – (May 28, 2012 at 1:51 PM)  

cake looks absolutely stunning..loved it!
Spicy-Aroma

revathi  – (May 28, 2012 at 2:31 PM)  

This is the first time I am coming across chocolate banana bread..:)) Simply superb..
Looks wonderful.. the dark colour of the bread is so intense..
Loved it Pavi.. Your styling is too good..:))
Great work girl.. keep posting such lovely recipes and beautiful pics..:))
Reva

Paaka Shaale  – (May 28, 2012 at 3:47 PM)  

SO YUM!!! Looks "sincious" ;)

sinfullyspicy.com  – (May 28, 2012 at 4:49 PM)  

Looks very yummy.Though I m not a big choco lover, but I love dark chocolate in baking.

Spice up the Curry  – (May 28, 2012 at 4:57 PM)  

this looks awesome. delicious one

Devi  – (May 28, 2012 at 9:54 PM)  

Nice bread Pavithra!.. looks yummm :)

Shabitha Karthikeyan  – (May 28, 2012 at 10:41 PM)  

I always like choco banana bread.Long time since I made one. Yours is so tempting that I want to make it sometime soon!!

Hamsamalini Chandrasekaran  – (May 29, 2012 at 12:03 AM)  

Amazing cake. Fabulous.

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Gayathri NG  – (May 29, 2012 at 1:30 AM)  

Perfect baked bread,looks a sinfully delicious bread!!

Priya  – (May 29, 2012 at 2:22 AM)  

Omg, fabulous bread, those slices looks absolutely divine.

Tina  – (May 29, 2012 at 8:38 AM)  

Fabulous..Just luv the presentation and cake..

Turmeric n Spice  – (May 29, 2012 at 1:45 PM)  

love the dark rich bread!!

Inspired by your braided bread, i baked mine and also gave credit to you on my post. Thxs a lot ....love your blog !!
http://turmericnspice.blogspot.com/2012/05/daring-bakers-challenge-may-2012.html

RAKS KITCHEN  – (May 31, 2012 at 12:44 AM)  

Wonderful and such a perfect treat for chocolate lovers. Admiring your pictures as always :)

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