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Choc Chip Banana Bread with Chocolate Ganache

There is nothing better than a freshly baked piece of banana bread. Or is there? How about we stuff the banana bread full of choc chips and then drizzle it in a decadent chocolate ganache?

This is Next Level Banana Bread.

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Choc Chip Banana Bread with Chocolate Ganache

Swah
There is nothing better than a freshly baked piece of banana bread. Or is there? How about we stuff the banana bread full of choc chips and then drizzle it in a decadent chocolate ganache?
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Dessert
Servings 8

Ingredients
  

Banana Bread

  • 2 cups self-raising flour
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup desiccated coconut
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 cup mashed ripe banana
  • 1 cup milk room temp
  • 100 g butter melted
  • 2 eggs

Chocolate Ganache

  • 115 g dark chocolate chopped
  • cup double cream
  • 1 tsp butter

Instructions
 

Banana Bread

  • Preheat oven to 200°C. Grease and line two 9 x 19cm loaf pans.
  • Place the flour, dark choc chips, sugar, coconut and bicarbonate of soda in a large mixing bowl. Stir until combined.
  • Combine the banana, milk, butter and eggs in a medium bowl. Add to the flour mixture and stir until just combined.
  • Pour mixture evenly among prepared pans.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 40 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centre of the bread comes out clean.
  • Turn onto a wire rack to cool.

Chocolate Ganache

  • Bring the cream and butter to boil in a small saucepan over medium heat.
  • Pour the hot cream mixture over the chocolate and stir until smooth and glossy.
  • Pour the ganache over the banana bread. It will set as it cools.

I originally created this recipe for Cook Suck as a transformation from this monstrosity that someone proudly uploaded to Facebook. I think my version is a little more appetising, yes?

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Happy Baking!

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3 Comments

  • Reply Erika May 5, 2014 at 10:28 pm

    Um your creation is gorgeous! Chocolate and more chocolate is always a good idea.

    • Reply Swah May 7, 2014 at 7:15 am

      I think chocolate and more chocolate is my new life mantra :)

  • Reply Macky Blaise May 9, 2014 at 11:28 pm

    LOve to try doing this Choc Chip Banana Bread with Chocolate Ganache at home. After my travel I want to do it at home.

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