Double Chocolate Banana Bread with Sea Salt Caramel Glaze

Double Chocolate Banana Bread with Sea Salt Caramel Glaze A perfect blend of all your favorite flavors. This is some really fancy Banana Bread!

Now that title is a mouthful. A very long name for an amazing loaf of bread! Just Chocolate Chips alone in Banana Bread makes you happy, then you add rich Dutch Process Cocoa and Sea Salt Glaze and you are over the Moon Happy! How do I know this about you? Because you are just like me! I am really trying to work on Recipe Development and I am so proud to bring this bread to you.  Rich enough to be served as dessert but true to a regular Banana Bread perfect for Breakfast.  Spread a little Nutella on a slice and you are in Chocolate Banana Bread Heaven. The idea came to me kinda as a no-brainer. I had 2 over ripe banana’s and I wanted to make banana bread with a scrumptious twist.  Banana’s, Chocolate, Sea Salt and Caramel the light bulb has been turned on! You are going to love making this easy quick bread time and time again.

Double Chocolate Banana Bread with Sea Salt Caramel Glaze A perfect blend of all your favorite flavors. This is some really fancy Banana Bread!

I love the hard crack of the caramel glaze. On top of each slice it is like a piece of candy on top.  The bread is dense and sweet and the chocolate chips are in every bite! A truly decadent bread if there ever was one.  I love all things Chocolate and Caramel. This Caramel sauce can also be made to be soft and sticky just leave out the Light Corn Syrup.  For this unique and wonderful bread you may want to leave it in. Easy to transport to a Spring Brunch Gathering or delightful for a afterwork dessert party! The glaze makes a beautiful presentation.

Double Chocolate Banana Bread with Sea Salt Caramel Glaze A perfect blend of all your favorite flavors. This is some really fancy Banana Bread!

Everyone in your family will consider you a hero for baking this up.  I know mine did! I hope that you enjoy one of my first original recipes.  As this was such a success I feel more confident to continue to create new and exciting things for you all!

Double Chocolate Banana Bread with Sea Salt Caramel Glaze A perfect blend of all your favorite flavors. This is some really fancy Banana Bread!

Double Chocolate Banana Bread with Sea Salt Caramel Glaze

Double Chocolate Banana Bread with Sea Salt Caramel Glaze

Ingredients

  • For the Bread:
  • 1 3/4 cups AP flour
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup dutch processed cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp baking POWDER
  • 1/2 baking SODA
  • pinch kosher salt
  • 2 ripe mashed bananas
  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter room temp
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbs milk
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
  • For the Glaze:
  • 2 tbs unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 2 tbs light corn syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt

Instructions

  • preheat oven to 350
  • grease a loaf pan with butter not nonstick spray
  • cream butter and sugar in a mixer with the paddle attachment
  • add the banana and eggs
  • slowly add the flour in and mix
  • add the salt, baking POWDER and SODA
  • mix in the cocoa
  • add the milk
  • mix till all are combined and a nice batter has formed
  • fold in the chocolate chips
  • pour the batter into your prepared loaf pan
  • bake for 50 min
  • remove from oven and let cool
  • For the Glaze:
  • once the bread is fully cooled
  • in a sauce pan over medium low heat melt the butter and brown sugar
  • turn the heat up to medium high and add the corn syrup
  • carefully bring to a boil and stir very frequently for 3 min
  • remove from heat and stir in the vanilla
  • gently pour the glaze over the bread
  • sprinkle the salt across the top of the bread
  • let the glaze cool and harden before slicing {only takes a few minutes}
  • Enjoy!
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