Thursday, 3 February 2022

Chocolate Banana Loaf


Dry Ingredients 

All purpose flour 6 cups
Cocoa powder 1 cup
Baking powder 6 tsp
Baking soda 1 tsp
Salt 1 tbsp
Cinnamon powder 1 tbsp
Instant coffee 1 tbsp

Wet Ingredients 

Sugar  2 cups
Oil 1 cup
Butter 1 cup at room temperature 
Milk 1/2 cup
Thick yogurt  1/2 cup
Eggs 6
Mashed bananas 7 heaped cups


Walnuts 1 cup
Skor bits 1 cup
Chocolate chip 1 cup
Pecans 1 cup

You can mix all these and then divide into four portions for each loaf or just use one topping per loaf.


Preheat your oven at 350 f.
Butter and line 4 loaf pans. 
Sift all dry ingredients well.
Mix wet ingredients till it looks homogeneous. 
Pour dry ingredients over wet and mix using a spatula.
Divide the batter into loaf pans.  
Spread the toppings on the batter.
Bake for 45-50 mins on middle rack. To test the doneness,  insert a toothpick in the loaf. If it comes out dry and clean, your loaf is done.
Let rest in the pan for 20 mins then slide onto a baking rack using the parchment lining to cool down.

Do not cut immediately.  Let it sit for another 30 mins before slicing or it will crumble.

Once cool to touch , you can wrap the loaf in plastic wrap and freeze for a couple of months. Thaw on the counter for a couple of hrs before serving.

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