Healthy Chocolate Banana Bread

Categories: CAKEY BAKEY and RECIPES.

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Not meaning to toot my own horn but this recipe is a stroke of genius and the best banana bread I have ever made!

Very similar to my other banana bread recipe but with the decadent addition of COCOA for that umptious chocolate taste and I replaced the agave with honey this time.

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Healthy Chocolate Banana Bread

This is especially lovely when warm!
You can substitute the eggs for 4 tbsp aquafaba (chickpea water).
Swop honey for agave syrup or date syrup
Top with pecans or walnuts - optional
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Course Cakey bakey
Servings 10


  • 140 g wholemeal self raising flour
  • 50 g Normal Self Raising Flour
  • 50 g Cocoa sieved
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 3 eggs
  • 300 g Mashed Ripe Banana
  • 150 g Yoghurt I used Onken Biopot
  • 60 g Clear Honey


  • Preheat oven to 160 Celsius (140 fan). Line a loaf tin ready.
  • Mix the flours, sifted cocoa, baking powder and bicarb together.
  • In another bowl mash the bananas and add the eggs, yoghurt and honey.
  • Add the wet to the dry and mix well.
  • Pour the batter into the tin. Gently tap the tin on a work surface to knock out any gaps.
  • Bake for about 60 minutes.


Nutrition per slice:
172 Kcal, 7g Protein, 26g Carbohydrate (13g sugars), 4g fat (2g saturates) 4g Fiber