Recipe: Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Bread

Bake away with the kids this weekend. Here is a yummy recipe for Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Bread. Nothing beats a banana bread and if then add chocolate to that. Just saying. Enjoy! 


300g mashed ripened bananas

125ml melted butter

2 large eggs, lightly beaten

1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract

85g SKIPPY® Smooth Peanut Butter, warmed

128 g plain flour

90g dark chocolate chips

50g cocoa powder

156g sugar

1 teaspoon baking soda

¾ teaspoon baking powder

½ teaspoon salt

Garnish: warm peanut butter



  1. Heat oven to 180 degrees Celsius (Gas Mark 4)
  2. In large bowl, stir together banana and next 4 ingredients.
  3. In separate bowl combine flour and remaining ingredients. Stir flour mixture into banana mixture until blended.
  4. Transfer to a lightly greased 21 x 11 x 6 cm inch loaf pan.
  5. Bake 45 to 55 minutes, or until a cocktail stick or skewer inserted in centre comes out clean.
  6. Cool completely on wire rack 20 minutes.
  7. Drizzle with warm peanut butter, if desired.


Makes 8 servings. 

About Monica Costa

Monica Costa founded London Mums in September 2006 after her son Diego’s birth together with a group of mothers who felt the need of meeting up regularly to share the challenges and joys of motherhood in metropolitan and multicultural London. London Mums is the FREE and independent peer support group for mums and mumpreneurs based in London and you can connect on Twitter @londonmums

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