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Double Chocolate Banana Quick Bread (巧克力香蕉快速面包)

Double Chocolate Banana Quick Bread (巧克力香蕉快速面包)

INTRODUCTION

Though the name of this recipe is a quick bread, it is more of a simple mix and bake type of cake…. It is quick because of its simple preparation..Mixing of dry and wet ingredients..If you want to read more about quick bread, you can refer to this post: A Healthier Alternative Than Cake – Passion Fruit Quick Bread

Double Chocolate Banana Quick Bread (巧克力香蕉快速面包)

I have never bake anything with chocolate and banana combo… But apparently it is very popular among members of Facebook Groups.  I am also rather curious about the taste of this combo..

Double Chocolate Banana Quick Bread (巧克力香蕉快速面包)

When I typed the chocolate and banana in the search engine, there are lots of recipes for this combo and I have choose one that is sinfully enough.. Double chocolate banana quick bread recipe…

Double Chocolate Banana Quick Bread (巧克力香蕉快速面包)

I cut a piece and gave the rest to my relative… Not that I do not like the quick bread but I have intention to prepare it as a gift… It is a very moist cake as both banana and chocolate are moisture retainer.. The small pieces of nuts give the entire piece of quick bread something to chew… The quick bread have both strong aroma of chocolate and banana..

Double Chocolate Banana Quick Bread (巧克力香蕉快速面包)


WHAT IS REQUIRED

Recipe adapted from: double chocolate banana bread | smitten kitchen

Servings: A loaf of 9” x 4” x 3” cake

Double Chocolate Banana Quick Bread (巧克力香蕉快速面包)

  • 200 grams (about 3-4 medium or 2 large over-ripe bananas), mashed
  • 120 grams of butter, melted
  • 120 grams of brown sugar or castor sugar (brown sugar preferred)
  • 150 grams of self raising flour
  • 120 grams of semi-sweet chocolate
  • 60 grams of cocoa powder
  • 50 grams of nuts of choice (optional and can be pumpkin seeds or walnuts)
  • 2 eggs
  • 30 grams of milk (optional only if batter too thick)
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda

Double Chocolate Banana Quick Bread (巧克力香蕉快速面包)

 


STEPS OF PREPARATION

  • Pre-heat the oven to 165 degree Celsius. and lightly greased a 9”x4”x4” pull man tin or baking tin of your choice.

Double Chocolate Banana Quick Bread (巧克力香蕉快速面包)

  • Melt the butter in a microwave for about 1 minute and the chocolate for 30 seconds. Stir until well mixed. You can also heat the butter and chocolate over the stove under low heat until both melt.  Mash the banana, add egg, the butter and chocolate mixture, stir until well combined. Add sugar, nuts and sift in the baking soda and self raising flour. Use a spatula to fold until well combined. Transfer the batter to the greased baking tin and bake in the pre-heated oven of 165 degree Celsius for about 45minutes or until a skewer inserted comes out clean. Cool completely before cut for serving.

Double Chocolate Banana Quick Bread (巧克力香蕉快速面包)

 


CONCLUSION

Do give it a try. An easy peasy recipe with great taste.. It is a piece of moist and aromatic quick bread.

Double Chocolate Banana Quick Bread (巧克力香蕉快速面包)

Hope you like the post today..Cheers and have a nice day..

Double Chocolate Banana Quick Bread (巧克力香蕉快速面包)


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Double Chocolate Banana Quick Bread (巧克力香蕉快速面包)

  1. Dear Kenneth, tried your recipe and its realy easy and manage to get the soft and moist taste. Its has the banana’s flavor and the dark chocalate’s after taste is bitter sweet ( as i don’t hv semi sweet ) i baked in cup cakes as i don’t have a loaf tin.
    Really worth a try !

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