Mocha Banana Bread

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by Marie

A little different take on banana bread with a hint of cocoa and coffee flavor.

Top Review by Bekah49036

I really like the idea of this bread. I'm always looking for ways to use up bananas. However, I baked mine for only 50 minutes and it came out very dry. I would have liked a much stronger chocolate/coffee flavor. Not sure what I was expecting. I will probably try this again with a few changes. Thanks Marie.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt, stirring with a whisk or sift if the cocoa is lumpy.
  3. In a large bowl combine sugar and butter and beat with a mixer at medium speed until well creamed, for at least two minutes.
  4. Add eggs and beat well.
  5. Add bananas, vanilla, and coffee and beat on low speed until blended.
  6. Add flour mixture and combine just until moist.
  7. Stir in walnuts and spoon batter into a greased 8 x 4" loaf pan.
  8. Bake for 1 hour and 5 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
  9. Cool 10 minutes in pan on a wire rack, then remove from pan.
  10. Cool completely on wire rack before slicing.

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