Chocolate chip banana bread

Chocolate chip banana bread


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About this recipe: Rich and sweet with chocolate chips and walnuts, this banana loaf cake is made with butter and 2 tablespoons of mayonnaise, which is the secret to keeping it very moist. This recipe makes 2 loaf cakes.


Makes: 2 loaf cakes

  • 200g butter
  • 400g caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 6 very ripe bananas, mashed
  • 375g plain flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons bicarbonate of soda
  • 170g dark chocolate chips
  • 60g chopped walnuts

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:1hr15min  ›  Extra time:20min cooling  ›  Ready in:1hr50min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Lightly grease and flour two loaf tins.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Stir in the eggs one at a time, beating well with each addition. Stir in the mayonnaise and bananas. Stir together the flour, salt, baking powder and bicarbonate of soda. Blend the flour mixture into the banana mixture; stir just enough to evenly combine. Fold in the chocolate chips and walnuts. Distribute the mixture evenly between the two loaf tins.
  3. Bake in preheated oven until a skewer inserted into the centre of the loaves comes out clean, about 50 to 75 minutes. Cool loaves in their tins for 20 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.

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