To make the chocolate banana bread you will need:– 1 cup all-purpose flour– 1/2 cup cocoa powder– 2 teaspoons baking powder– 1/2 teaspoon sea salt– 1 1/2 cups mashed bananas – 1 large egg – 1/4 cup unsalted butter – 1/4 cup canola oil– 1 cup light brown sugar– 1 teaspoon vanilla extract– 1 cup large semisweet chocolate chips– 1/2 cup walnuts (chopped)
First, you start by mashing the bananas. Make sure you use ripe banana and mash them really well, without leaving behind any large chunks.After that, beat in melted butter, oil, eggs, and vanilla.Add the brown sugar and mix.
Next, in another large bowl, sift the dry ingredients: all-purpose flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt.
Finally, combine the dry ingredients with the wet ingredients. Using a spatula, stir to combine, careful not to overmix the mixture.
After that, stir in the chocolate chips, and the chopped walnuts. In addition, you can skip the walnuts if you want, or you can use other nuts,, like pecans or macadamia nuts.
Transfer the mixture to a parchment paper lined 9x5 loaf pan.Bake at 350 degrees F for 55-60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the bread comes out clean.Cool the cake in the pan for 15 minutes, after that remove it and place on a wire rack to fully cool.