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Chocolate Rum Banana Bread

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Adapted from Smitten Kitten

  • 3 large very ripe bananas
  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 1 ounce Rum
  • 3/4 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup AP Flour
  • 1/2 cup Dutch process cocoa powder
  • 1 1/4 cup Valrhona Manjari chocolate chopped


  • Heat oven to 350°
  • Spray a 9x5 inch loaf pan with nonstick baking spray.
  • Mash bananas into the bottom of a large bowl. Whisk in melted butter, rum, brown sugar, egg and vanilla.
  • Place baking soda, salt, flour and cocoa powder in a sifter and sift into wet ingredients. Stir with a spoon until combined.
  • Add chocolate chunks and stir to blend.
  • Pour into prepared pan and bake for 60 - 65 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the center of cake comes out clean.
  • Cool in pan for 15 minutes, then take out and place on a cooling rack.

Recipe Source: SerenaLissy.com

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