Chocolate Banana Bread

Our chefs like to share some of their favourite recipes to cook at home and this one has come from Joe Perkins. If you give it a try let us know how you found it.


3 Bananas, over ripe

115g Unsalted butter, melted

170g Brown Sugar

1 Egg

1 Tsp Vanilla

1 Tsp Baking Soda

¼ Tsp Salt

225g Flour

115g Cocoa Powder

225g Chocolate Chips


Preheat the oven to 175c and grease a 9x5” loaf tin.


Mash the bananas in a bowl. Whisk in the melted butter, then the sugar, egg and vanilla.

Sift the baking soda, flour, salt and cocoa into the mixture.

Combine the mixture with a wooden spoon then add the chocolate chips.

Pour the mix into the tin and sprinkle with the remaining chocolate.

Bake for 55 to 65 minutes, checking after 30 mins.

Cool in the tin for 10 minutes and then transfer to a cooling rack.