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Thursday, December 01, 2005 Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup sugar
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1 cup mashed ripe banana (about 3 small)
1/2 cup shortening
2 eggs
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup walnuts

1. Heat oven to 350 F. Grease bottom only of 9x15-inch loaf pan.

2. In large mixer bowl, combine all ingredients except chocolate chips and walnuts; blend well on medium speed of electric mixer.

3. Stir in chips and walnuts. Pour batter into prepared pan.

4. Bake 60-65 minutes or until wooden toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

5. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan. Cool completely on wire rack.

Makes 1 loaf

Variation: Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Bread
- Omit walnuts. Instead of 1 cup of chocolate chips only use 3/4 cup as well as 3/4 cup Reese Peanut Butter Chips.

Posted by Rae

Prepared by Rae :: 10:14 AM :: 0 comments Search the recipe box