Dark chocolate banana bread

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Easy banana bread that is low in sugar and high in taste

Dark chocolate banana bread

SERVES

12

PEOPLE

PREP TIME

15

MINUTES

COOKING TIME

45

MINUTES

CUISINE

COURSE

Baking

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C. Grease a loaf tin and line it with parchment paper.

  2. Use a fork to lightly mash the bananas in a mixing bowl and set aside.

  3. Whisk the eggs, agave syrup, butter and vanilla extract in a large bowl with an electric beater until smooth. Sift the flours, xanthan gum and baking powder into the bowl and mix until just incorporated. Stir in the banana and chocolate and pour the cake batter into the prepared loaf tin.

  4. Bake for 45 minutes or until a skewer inserted comes out clean. Set aside to cool for 10 minutes, then remove from the tin and leave to cool on a wire rack.

Ingredients

  • 2 ripe bananas, peeled

  • 2 eggs

  • 70g agave syrup/honey/maple syrup

  • 3 tbsp coconut oil, melted

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

  • 160g gram flour

  • 160g wholemeal flour

  • 1 tsp xanthan gum

  • ½ tsp baking powder

  • 50g dark chocolate (70% cocoa solids), chopped

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C. Grease a loaf tin and line it with parchment paper.

  2. Use a fork to lightly mash the bananas in a mixing bowl and set aside.

  3. Whisk the eggs, agave syrup, butter and vanilla extract in a large bowl with an electric beater until smooth. Sift the flours, xanthan gum and baking powder into the bowl and mix until just incorporated. Stir in the banana and chocolate and pour the cake batter into the prepared loaf tin.

  4. Bake for 45 minutes or until a skewer inserted comes out clean. Set aside to cool for 10 minutes, then remove from the tin and leave to cool on a wire rack.