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Choco Banana Bread

Chocolate Banana Bread

So my banana bread just got a chocolatey makeover thanks to my children!

Not surprisingly, post Easter we always seem to have a surplus of chocolate in the house, so here’s one way I’m planning on using it all up!

Recipe by Dr Chintal Patel
Serves - 12 slices
Prep. Time - 10 mins
Cooking Time - 40-45 mins
GF, DF, Vegan


  • 3 large ripe bananas (plus 1 extra for decorating)
  • 3 large eggs (or 3 chia eggs = 1 tablespoon chia powder & 3 tablespoons water, mixed & left for a few minutes)
  • 100gms butter/plant based butter
  • 150gms ground oats (plus extra for decorating)
  • 50gms Cacao powder
  • 1.5 teaspoons baking powder
  • 100gms chocolate chips or a bar broken into small chunks


  • First whisk up the butter
  • Next mash the banana
  •  Mix half the oats & banana, 2 eggs & half the cacao powder into the butter & mix well
  • Add the rest of the ingredients and mix until all combined
  • Line a loaf tin with baking paper
  • Pour the mixture into the lined loaf tin
  • decorate with a sliced banana and a sprinkle of oats
  • Bake in a pre heated oven @170’C (fan)  for about 45 minutes or until an inserted knife comes out clean.

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