Virtual Big Nibble: Make vegan chocolate banana bread with Cocoa Loco

Vegan banana bread with chocolate icing by Cocoa Loco

As part of the Virtual Big Nibble festival, Cocoa Loco share this oh-so-simple recipe for delicious dark chocolate cookies.

Read the recipe below. Plus, download and print the recipe card for your bookshelf.

To make the banana bread:

  1. Heat oven to 180 degrees.
  2. Put all of the ingredients into a bowl and mix well.
  3. Pour the mixture into a 2lb loaf tin that has been lined and greased.
  4. Bake for approx 35 mins until skewer comes out clean.
  5. Leave to cool while you make the icing.

To make the chocolate icing:

  1. In a saucepan, heat the sugar, water and golden syrup on a low/medium heat until the sugar is dissolved and the mixture is starting to bubble.
  2. Take off of the heat, leave to cool for a couple of minutes and then pour the chocolate in. Leave for another couple of minutes and then gently whisk to melt the chocolate before pouring over the banana bread. (Tip, if the chocolate icing begins to seize, just add a splosh of water to bring it back.)



For the banana bread:

3 very ripe bananas

90g sunflower oil

125g sugar

200g plain flour

3 tsp baking powder

1 tsp mixed spice

For the chocolate icing:

30g water

30g golden syrup

50g sugar

175g 73% dark chocolate