Banana Hazelnut Chocolate Bread

125g Butter, softened

1 cup Brown Sugar

1tsp Vanilla Extract

2 Eggs

2 cups mashed Banana

½ cup Hazelnuts, roasted & chopped

100gr. Dark Chocolate, chopped

255g Cake flour

1tsp Baking Powder

1tsp Bicarbonate of Soda

1tsp. Cinnamon Powder

2Tbsp. of Plain Yoghurt

½ Cup of Honey

Chocolate Ganache for garnish

Chopped Hazelnuts for garnish


Start by whisking the butter and sugar together until light and creamy.

Now start adding the eggs one at a time.

Sift together the flour, cinnamon, baking powder and bicarbonate of soda.

Add half the flour mixture to the mixing bowl followed by the banana puree, yoghurt & honey. Now mix in the rest of the flour until you have a smooth batter. Finally add the chocolate, honey & hazelnuts and stir to combine.

Pour the mixture into a baking tin lined with baking paper.

Bake the loaf at 160ºC for 70 minutes or until done when tested with a skewer.

Allow the loaf to cool in the tin for 10 minutes before turning it out onto a cooling rack to cool completely.

Drizzle with chocolate ganache and sprinkle chopped hazelnuts over.