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    Mini Choc Banana Loaves

    A simple bit of baking makes these little loaves. They’re a treat for adults or kids.

    • Preparation time: 15 minutes
    • Cooking time: 30 minutes
    • Total time: 45 minutes 45 minutes

    Makes: 8


    • 250g Plain flour
    • 2 tsp Baking powder
    • 125g Unsalted butter, softened
    • 250g Caster sugar
    • 4 Ripe bananas, mashed
    • 2 Eggs, lightly beaten
    • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
    • 175g dark or milk chocolate chips


    1. Preheat the oven to 180˚C/gas mark 4. Sift the flour and baking powder into a large bowl.
    2. Mix the butter, sugar, banana, eggs, vanilla extract and chocolate chips in a separate bowl.
    3. Add to the dry ingredients and stir to combine, being careful not to over-mix. Divide the batter between 8 lightly greased, lined 150ml-capacity mini loaf tins, or 10 x 125ml muffin tins. Bake for 25–30 minutes, or until golden brown and when a skewer comes out clean if inserted into the middle of a loaf. Leave to cool in the tins for 5 minutes before turning them out onto a wire rack to cool.

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    Drinks recommendation

    With the sweetness in these loaves, a cafetière of this coffee means you can really up the indulgence level. Waitrose Mocha Sidamo Ground Coffee (£2.79/227g).

    Kitchen tools

    8 x 150ml-capacity mini loaf tins, or 10 x 125ml muffin tins.


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