Banana Bread

Super simple
Super simple
Super simple
Super simple
1:15 h

Is it a dessert? Is it a breakfast? We can’t decide. Is it tasty? Hell yes. Want to know what makes this amazing recipe even better? Spread some peanut butter on top. Oh my goodness it’s insane. Or dairy-free ice cream to turn it into a whopper of a dessert.

Start cooking ➞




For the recipe

<item-todo-done>2 tbsp maple syrup<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>250g plain flour<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>75g light brown sugar<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>75g caster sugar<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 ½ tbsp cocoa powder<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>½ tsp bicarbonate of soda<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>½ tsp sea salt optional<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>110g plant-based butter<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>½ tsp allspice<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>3 ripe bananas<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>60ml almond milk<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 tsp apple cider vinegar<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 tsp vanilla extract<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>60g dark chocolate<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>50g pecans<item-todo-done>

Before you start

Preheat oven to 170°C | Line a 1kg loaf tin with parchment paper | Food processor

Make the batter

  • Pour all the ingredients except the dark chocolate and pecans into the food processor and whizz them to a thick mixture 
  • Take out the blade and scrape any excess mixture back into the bowl

Mix through the chocolate and pecans

  • Break the dark chocolate and pecans into small pieces and tip them into the bowl 
  • Mix everything together

Bake the banana bread

  • Pour the mixture into the lined loaf tin and put it in the oven 
  • Bake for 60–65 minutes, or until a skewer inserted into the middle of the loaf comes out clean 
  • Take the tin out of the oven and leave the bread to cool to room temperature 
  • Remove the bread from the tin and cut it into slices to serve
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