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Super Moist Chocolate Banana Bread: A vegan treat with decadent chocolate chips and peanut butter cups

Super Moist Chocolate Banana Bread: A vegan treat with decadent chocolate chips and peanut butter cups

This ultra-moist chocolate banana bread combines ripe bananas with rich cocoa, coconut oil and plant-based yogurt, creating a lush, vegan treat. Enhanced with chocolate chips and vegan peanut butter cups, each slice delivers a melty experience that will satisfy any chocolate lover's cravings.

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Why you will love this recipe

Perfect for those who love an indulgent but responsible treat, this banana bread is not only delicious, but also caters for vegan and potentially gluten-free diets. It's moist, rich, and chocolatey, making it hard to believe it's made with plant-based ingredients.

Perfect opportunity

Perfect for brunches, dessert tables at get-togethers, or as a comforting snack on a rainy day, this banana bread shines for any occasion. It's also fantastic as a thoughtful homemade gift, showing your loved ones how delicious vegan baking can be.

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Decorating Tips

For an extra touch of elegance, sprinkle the top with a mixture of chocolate chips and peanut butter pieces before baking. Once cooled, a drizzle of dark chocolate ganache or a dusting of powdered sugar can add a lovely finish, making the bread even more irresistible.

Ingredients:

  • 3 large ripe bananas (or 4 medium)
  • 1/4 cup melted coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup or agave syrup
  • 2 tablespoons of vegetable yogurt
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour (or substitute 1:1 gluten-free flour for a denser texture)
  • More than 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon of vegetable milk (only if the dough is too thick)
  • 1/3 cup chocolate chips
  • 4 to 6 chopped plant-based chocolate peanut butter cups

Directions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (177°C). Butter a cake mold.
  2. In a large bowl, mash the bananas. Stir in coconut oil, sugar, syrup, vanilla extract and yogurt until smooth.
  3. Gradually add the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and baking soda. Stir until everything is well combined.
  4. Gently fold in the chocolate chips and peanut butter cups.
  5. Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan. Bake for 40 to 50 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
  6. Check about 30 to 35 minutes after cooking begins. If the top browns too quickly, cover with foil for the remainder of the cooking time.

Enjoy this decadent, vegan Chocolate Banana Bread because it brings joy to every slice!

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