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  • 100g raisins or sultanas
  • 75ml whisky
  • 150g plain flour
  • 25g cocoa powder
  • 100g chocolate chips
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 125g butter, melted
  • 150g golden caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 ripe (300g without skins) small bananas, mashed


  • STEP 1

    Preheat oven to 170c/fan 150c/gas 3. Grease and line a 900g (2lb) loaf tin.

  • STEP 2

    Put the raisins and whisky in a small saucepan and bring to the boil. Remove from the heat, cover and leave for 1 hour until the raisins plump up.

  • STEP 3

    Put the flour, cocoa, chocolate chips, baking powder, bicarb, and salt in a bowl and combine with a wooden spoon.

  • STEP 4

    In a large bowl, mix the melted butter with the sugar and beat until blended. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then the bananas. Stir in the raisins. Add the chocolate and flour mix, a third at a time, stirring well each time. Spoon into the loaf tin and level off.

  • STEP 5

    Bake in the middle of the oven for 1¼ hours. Leave in the tin on a rack to cool, then turn out.

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