Chocolate and Banana Bread

    Chocolate and Banana Bread


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    Satisfy your chocolate cravings with this recipe that uses only 1 tablespoon of oil and wholemeal flour. Tasty and healthy.

    Serves: 16 

    • 1/3 cup (75ml) skim milk
    • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
    • 1 3/4 cups (250g) wholemeal flour
    • 1/2 cup (60g) cocoa powder
    • 2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon bicarb soda
    • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 2 large eggs
    • 3/4 cup (185g) white sugar
    • 3 ripe bananas, mashed
    • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence

    Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:1hour  ›  Ready in:1hour20min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Lightly spray a 24x12cm bread tin.
    2. Stir the skim milk and lemon juice together in a glass measuring cup then let stand until curdled; about 30 minutes.
    3. Whisk together the wholemeal flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, bicarb soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt; set aside.
    4. Mix the eggs and sugar together with an electric mixer until smooth. Mix in the mashed bananas, the milk mixture, canola oil and vanilla essence.
    5. Stir in the flour mixture just until all ingredients are moistened. Pour the batter into the prepared bread tin.
    6. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the centre comes out clean; about 1 hour. Cool in the tin for 10 minutes before removing to cool completely on a wire rack.

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    this is just the right amount of everything! I added coconut and it still came out great! Yummy - 07 Aug 2012

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