Dark Chocolate Marbled Banana Bread

    1 hour 15 minutes

    Dark chocolate creates a beautiful marbled effect in this moist banana bread made with Greek yoghurt and less sugar than most quick breads.

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    Serves: 10 

    • 1 1/3 cups (200g) plain flour
    • 1 teaspoon bicarb of soda
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 5 tablespoons hot water
    • 20g cocoa powder
    • 2 large overripe bananas, mashed
    • 100g Greek yoghurt
    • 115g butter, melted
    • 1/2 cup (110g) brown sugar
    • 2 eggs, beaten
    • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract

    Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:55min  ›  Ready in:1hour15min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Grease a loaf tin.
    2. Whisk flour, bicarb of soda and salt together in a bowl.
    3. Whisk hot water and cocoa powder in a large bowl until smooth.
    4. Combine mashed bananas, Greek yoghurt, butter, brown sugar, eggs and vanilla extract in another large bowl; mix well. Fold in flour mixture until thoroughly combined.
    5. Mix half of the banana mixture into the cocoa mixture until well combined.
    6. Spoon banana mixture and cocoa mixture into the prepared tin, alternating between the two.
    7. Bake in the preheated oven until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean, about 55 minutes.

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    Sour cream is a good substitute for yogurt if you don't have it. Very moist and just chocolaty enough. Friends always want more.  -  12 Nov 2018  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)


    Very moist, not sweet just right, been asked to make it again!  -  16 Jul 2018  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)


    Scrumptious! I didn't change the recipe at all, but I did add some chopped walnuts and dark chocolate chips to the batter. Yummy!  -  15 Oct 2017  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)