Moist and delicious chocolate banana bread loaf loaded with dark chocolate chunks and topped with chocolate glaze. Another easy recipe to use those over ripe bananas! Absolutely Gluten free!!

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Chocolate and Banana is an ultimate pair that you will sure ‘Go Bananas’ for.😍

I have used King Arthur Gluten free flour for the recipe here.I feel it gives a good baking perfection to the cake.

To check my other cake recipes using bananas, click on these linksBanana Almond Bread, Banana Foster Cake

—–DARK CHOCOLATE BANANA BREAD—-

Course- Breakfast/Dessert

Serving- 8

Baking time- 45 min
INGREDIENTS

  1. Gluten free All purpose flour-1 cup
  2. Brown sugar-3/4 cup (or divide between granulated sugar and brown sugar)
  3. 3 over ripe bananas mashed
  4. 60% Dark Chocolate chopped-1/2 cup
  5. Hersheys special dark Cocoa-1/4 cup
  6. Eggs-2
  7. Greek yogurt-3 tbsp.
  8. Unsalted Butter-1/4 cup
  9. Vegetable oil-1/4 cup
  10. Vanilla Extract- 1 tsp
  11. Salt-1/2 tsp
  12. Baking powder-1/2 tsp
  13. Baking soda-1 tsp
  14. ———‘For Chocolate Glaze——–
  15. Cocoa powder-3 tbsp.
  16. Icing sugar-3 tbsp.
  17. Heavy cream-2 tbsp or as needed

DIRECTION

  • Preheat the oven to 350F and grease and line a 9×5 loaf pan or 2 small loaf pans.
  • To prepare the banana bread-In a small bowl whisk together the dry ingredients until well combined.IMG_2173
  • Mash the bananas well and set aside.IMG_2168.JPG
  • In a large mixing bowl, using a whisk or hand mixer cream together the butter, sugar, oil along with egg adding one at a time. Mix until smooth and creamy.
  • Now add the mashed bananas,yogurt and vanilla into the mixture.IMG_2174.JPG
  • Add the flour mixture into the wet batter and combine well. Do not overmix as it might result in tough bread.IMG_2180.JPG
  • Gently fold the chocolate chunks into the cake batter.IMG_2181.JPG
  • Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pans and bake for about 35 – 45 mins or until the center of the loaf rises and a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  • After 30 minutes of baking, you can cover the loaf pan with a foil sheet to prevent browning of the cake top.
  • Allow the cake to cool on a wire rack for at least 20 minutes before frosting.
  • To prepare the Chocolate glaze– mix 3 tbsp. cocoa powder, icing sugar and 2 tbsp heavy cream to a smooth pouring consistency.
  • Pour over the cooled banana bread and let it set for about 10 minutes in the refrigerator before serving.
  • Variation# Add chopped walnuts instead of chocolate chips/chunks.
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  1. Looks yummy

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About Jia Ann

Passionate about cooking. Love experimenting with recipes in my kitchen...learning in progress! My interest in cooking is greatly influenced by my Mom and my foodie hubby.

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