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Cozy Chocolate Banana Bread: A Vegan Delight for All Chocolate and Banana Lovers

Cozy Chocolate Banana Bread: A Vegan Delight for All Chocolate and Banana Lovers

Bake a loaf of our Cozy Chocolate Banana Bread for a comforting treat that combines the classic flavors of ripe bananas with the rich, indulgent taste of chocolate. This vegan recipe is perfect for cozy baking days and includes healthy ingredients like flax eggs and nut butter. With dark chocolate chips inside and on top, this banana bread is as delicious to look at as it is to eat.

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Why you'll love this: This recipe is a fantastic vegan alternative to traditional banana bread, offering the same moist, dense texture and sweet flavor without any animal products. The addition of cocoa powder and chocolate chips makes this a chocolate lover's dream, while the nut butter adds a creamy richness that enhances the overall flavor profile. It's easy to make and perfect for satisfying your sweet cravings in a healthier way.

Perfect Occasion: This Chocolate Banana Bread is perfect for a relaxed weekend breakfast, a comforting snack during the week, or as a thoughtful homemade gift for friends and family. It's also great for gatherings where you might need a vegan or dairy-free option.

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Decorating Tips: For a beautiful and tasty finish, sprinkle the top with additional chocolate chips before baking. Once baked and cooled, sprinkle with powdered sugar or drizzle with a simple vegan chocolate glaze for added sweetness and a touch of elegance.

Ingredients:

  • Wet ingredients:
    • 3 ripe bananas
    • 2 flax eggs (2 tablespoons ground flax seeds mixed with 5 tablespoons water, left to gel for 10 minutes)
    • 100 ml of milk (soy, oat or your choice)
    • 60 ml of vegetable oil
    • 70 g of sugar
    • 3 tablespoons of nut butter
    • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • Dry ingredients:
    • 200 g plain flour
    • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
    • 50 g cocoa powder
    • A pinch of salt
    • 100 g dark chocolate chips (plus a little for topping)

Instructions:

  1. Get ready to bake:
    • Preheat your oven to 180°C (356°F). Butter and line a cake mold with baking paper.
  2. Mix the wet ingredients:
    • In a large bowl, combine the mashed bananas, flax eggs, milk, vegetable oil, sugar, nut butter and vanilla extract. Whisk carefully until well combined.
  3. Combine with dry ingredients:
    • Sift the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, cocoa powder and salt into the wet mixture. Stir until everything is well combined.
  4. Add chocolate chips:
    • Gently fold in the dark chocolate chips.
  5. Cook:
    • Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan. Sprinkle additional chocolate chips on top.
    • Bake in preheated oven for 50 to 55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  6. Cool and serve:
    • Let the bread cool in the pan for a few minutes before removing it to cool further on a wire rack.
    • Slice and enjoy this cozy, chocolatey treat!

Treat yourself to this delicious, cozy Chocolate Banana Bread, a perfect blend of sweetness and chocolatey goodness, ideal for any occasion or just to treat yourself. Appreciate!

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