Best Banana-Choc Bread

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Appears in
The Vegetarian Kitchen

By Prue Leith and Peta Leith

Published 2019

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This loaf, served warm with custard, is childish heaven. But it’s good as a not-too-sweet tea-time cake too. Useful for using up over-ripe bananas – the riper they are the more sweet and delicious your cake will be!


  • 100 g soft dark brown sugar, free from hard lumps
  • 70 ml vegetable oil plus extra for greasing
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  1. Heat the oven to 200°C/fan 180°C/gas mark 6. Grease the two long sides of a 1lb (450g) loaf tin and line the bottom and short sides with a single long strip of baking parchmen