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Black Sesame and Chocolate Banana Loaf

Category: Desserts

Serves: 8 people

Preparing time: 00:20

Cooking time: 00:30


50g butter, softened

2 tbsp butter, to grease the loaf tins

1 each large ripe bananan

1 each medium egg

1 tbsp milk

80g caster sugar

40g plain flour

40g self-raising flour

1/2 tsp baking powder

3 tbsp black sesame seeds

1 tbsp cocoa powder

50g white chocolate

Cooking Method

Step 1

Pre-heat the oven to 160°c. Grease and line with greaseproof paper 8 mini loaf tins.

Step 2

Lightly mash the banana with a fork in a mixing bowl. Add the milk, egg and sugar to the banana and mix.

Step 3

Using a sieve, add the flours and baking powder to the banana and mix well.

Step 4

Using an electric spice grinder, mill 2 tbsp of the black sesame seeds into a fine powder.

Step 5

Divide the loaf batter into two bowls and add the black sesame powder to just one of the bowls along with the cocoa powder.

Step 6

Add each loaf batter to the loaf tins alternating to create a marble effect until the loaf tins are just over half full.

Step 7

When all loaf tins have been filled, place them onto a baking tray and bake in the pre-heated oven for 15- 20 minutes or until a skewer when inserted comes out clean.

Step 8

Remove from the oven and leave to cool for 20 minutes and then carefully remove the loaves from the tins and leave to cool completely on a wire rack.

Step 9

To decorate, melt the white chocolate either in the microwave or in a heatproof bowl over a pan of simmering water.

Step 10

Drizzle the white chocolate over the cooled loaves and then sprinkle over the remaining 1 tbsp of black sesame seeds.

Step 11

Leave for 15 minutes before serving to allow the white chocolate to cool.

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