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Chocolate Banana nut bread with a twist

The internet probably has a thousand and one varieties of Banana bread, but this one is different - Flavored with dark rum - just adds a mild rum flavor. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Cooling Time30 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 loaf


Dry Ingredients -

  • 2 cups Whole wheat flour with bran
  • 1/2 cup Cacao powder
  • 1 tbsp Baking powder
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon powder
  • 1/2 tsp Nutmeg powder
  • 1/4 tsp Salt

Wet Ingredients -

  • 1/2 cup Olive oil
  • 10 Dates soaked
  • 2 Bananas very ripe
  • 1 shot dark rum


  • Mix all Dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl, set aside
  • Blend the dates with the Bananas to a smooth puree
  • Mix the banana date mixture with olive oil and add the rum
    Mix well to combine
  • Add the dry ingredients little by little to the wet mixture and combine well
  • Pour into a parchment paper lined bread-loaf pan
  • Bake at 350 degrees hot oven for 45 minutes
  • Remove from oven and  check with a fork for done-ness
  • Let cool for minimum 30 minutes before slicing