It's Mothers Day here in the UK and were all in a Covid-19 bubble. Trying to not let the virus taint out mothers day we woke up early, enjoyed breakfast in bed and then decided to bake a banana loaf. Because, when you have brown bananas, what else is there to do?
10 Minutes Preparation
30 Minutes Baking
I N G R E D I E N T S
2 bananas 2 large eggs 3/4 cup brown sugar 2tbs date molasses 1tsp vanilla essence 1/2 cup self raising flour 1/2 cup wholemeal flour 1tsp baking powder 1/2 cup cocoa powder Dark chocolate chips
M E T H O D
- Preheat the oven to 180c.
- In your bowl, beat the sugar and eggs and add the date molasses and vanilla and continue to beat.
- Then you need two bowls. Divide the wet mix into two bowls equally. Then add the cocoa powder and half of the flour into one bowl and then the remaining flour into the other. So you have one chocolate mix and one plain.
- Then add to the greased or lined baking tray and dollop the mixtures in. You can swirl the mixtures or leave them as they are. It will still taste fabulously.
- Top with chocolate chips and bake in the oven for 30 minutes.
- Allow to cool and ENJOY!
I've had a couple of questions about substitutions and these are so easy to make! Don't have date molasses, use maple syrup or another sweet syrup. Don't have wholemeal flour, use self raising. Only have caster sugar, thats fine to use instead of brown. So adaptable and always still delicious. Unfortunately, you can't substitute the bananas. They are a key ingredient in a banana loaf.
I also caught a rainbow in one of my images. If that isn't a good sign, I'm not sure what is.
I hope your Sunday or Mothers day has been a lovely one filled with gratitude, love, peace and calm. We've danced to 60's Motown, baked, played games and it's been wonderful.