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A simple one-bowl chocolate chip banana bread recipe that is so moist and delicious! Serve it cold or toasted warm and smothered with butter. 

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

A simple one-bowl chocolate chip banana bread recipe that is so moist and delicious! Serve it cold or toasted warm and smothered with butter. 
5 from 4 votes
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Course: Breads and Scrolls
Cuisine: Baking, Healthy Snacks
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings: 12 slices
Calories: 312kcal

Equipment

  • Beaters, stand-mixer or Thermomix
  • Oven

Ingredients

  • 120 g butter
  • 200 g brown sugar
  • 4 ripe bananas
  • 2 eggs
  • 225 g (1 ½ cups) plain flour
  • 1 tsp bi-carb soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 150 g chocolate chips

Instructions

Conventional Method

  • Preheat oven to 170 degrees celsius (160 if using fan-forced).
  • Grease a rectangular loaf tin (if you're not using a non-stick loaf pan, you may also want to line it with baking paper).
  • Place the softened butter and brown sugar into a bowl. Beat with a stand mixer or hand-held beaters for 2 minutes on high or until pale and fluffy.
  • Mash the bananas into a small bowl.
  • Add the mashed banana and the eggs to the creamed butter mixture.
  • Beat for 30 seconds on high until well combined.
  • Sift the plain flour and bi-carb soda into the bowl. 
  • Add the salt, vanilla extract and chocolate chips and fold together with a spoon.
  • Pour the mixture into the prepared tin.
  • Cook for 1 hour or until a skewer inserted into the middle comes out clean or with a few crumbs.

Thermomix Method

  • Preheat oven to 170 degrees celsius (160 if using fan-forced). Grease a rectangular loaf tin (if you're not using a non-stick loaf pan, you may also want to line it with baking paper).
  • Place the softened butter and brown sugar into the Thermomix bowl. Mix for 20 seconds, Speed 4. Scrape down the sides of the bowl and repeat for a further 20 seconds.
  • Add the bananas and mix for 5 seconds, Speed 5. Scrape down the sides of the bowl.
  • Add the eggs and mix for 5 seconds, Speed 5.
  • Add the plain flour, bi-carb soda, salt and vanilla extract and mix for 5 seconds, Speed 5. Scrape down the sides of the bowl and repeat for a further 5 seconds.
  • Add the chocolate chips and mix on Reverse, Speed 4, 5 seconds or until combined. Pour the mixture into the prepared tin.
  • Cook for 1 hour or until a skewer inserted into the middle comes out clean or with a few crumbs.

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Notes

* If you notice the banana loaf over-browning during cooking time, simply cover with foil and continue cooking.

Nutrition

Calories: 312kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 394mg | Potassium: 193mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 345IU | Vitamin C: 3.5mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 1.4mg