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Nutty Pumpkin & Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips
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Nutty Pumpkin & Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips

Servings 1 loaf
Author Jo Allison


  • 225 g white rye flour plain flour or mixture of both
  • 200 g pumpkin puree
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • grating of fresh nutmeg
  • 100 g light brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 100 ml sunflower or vegetable oil
  • 50 g chopped walnuts
  • 50 g milk chocolate chips
  • 1 small and very ripe banana 80-100g


  • Make sure all the ingredients are at room temperature.
  • Sieve the flour or flours together with baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg and set aside.
  • In a large jug or bowl mix together sugar and eggs followed by oil, pumpkin puree and mashed banana.
  • Add wet ingredients to the dry ones and mix gently until just combined. Do not overmix.
  • Add chopped walnuts and chocolate chips and fold them in gently.
  • Pour the mixture into tin loaf (roughly 23 x 11cm) lightly greased and sprinkled with flour.
  • Bake until toothpick or skewer inserted into centre comes out clean approx 55min.
  • Let it rest in a tin for a few minutes before turning out onto a cooling rack.
  • Slice and enjoy!