Peanut Butter and Chocolate Banana Bread

"The best way to use up overripe bananas."
-- @elfoodielife
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Prep time 5mins
Cook time 40mins
Serves or Makes: 12

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  • 2 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 1 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 3/4 ounces chocolate chips
  • 3 tablespoons peanut butter


  • Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 350°F.

  • Step 2

    In a large bowl, add the mashed bananas and eggs, whisking to combine. Then add the sugar, maple syrup and vanilla. Whisk to combine.

  • Step 3

    In a small bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa and baking powder. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, folding until combined.

  • Step 4

    Line a loaf tin with parchment paper and add half of the banana bread mixture. Sprinkle half of the chocolate chips into the tin. Top with the remaining mix and sprinkle the chocolate on top. Add small dollops of the 3 tablespoons of peanut butte. Using the tip of a sharp knife, drag the peanut butter around the top of the cake.

  • Step 5

    Bake in the oven for 40 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool completely.

  • Step 6

    Enjoy! You can even add extra PB to the slice when eating!

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