Takes 1hr 30mins serves 8 175g plain flour 2tsp baking powder 1⁄2 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1⁄2 tsp salt 100g dark chocolate chunks 150g caster sugar 125g unsalted butter, melted 2 eggs 4 overripe bananas, mashed 1tsp vanilla extract
1 Preheat oven to 160¡C/gas 3. Sift the flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and salt together, then add the chocolate and mix well.
2 In a bowl, beat the sugar and butter. Mix in the eggs, bananas and vanilla extract. Stir in the flour mixture,.
3 Spoon into a greased and lined 1kg loaf tin and bake, for 1hr or until it’s firm.