Chocolate Banana Loaf

Nancy Allen

By
@mawmawnan

This is one of the breads I make and give away at Christmas time. It's easy and tastes great.


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Serves:
l loaf
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 c
all purpose flour
1 1/2 stick
butter, softened
1 1/2 c
sugar
2
eggs
3
ripe bananas, mashed
1/3 c
cocoa, unsweetened
1 tsp
baking soda
1/4 c
warm water
1 tsp
vanilla
*optional- chopped nuts pecans or walnuts

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350. Spray 2 9x5 loaf pans with nonstick spray. Cream butter in mixer on medium speed. Gradually add sugar until mixture is fluffy, then add eggs one at a time, beating well.

2Beat in banana's on low speed and add 1 cup of flour. Then to the other cup of flour add the cocoa and add to the mix. Add the water/baking soda mixture and then the vanilla just until blended.

3Mix in nuts if desired. Spoon batter into loaf pans and bake for 1 hour or until bread test done in the center. Cool bread for an hour then serve or wrap in plastic wrap then a freezer ziplock and put in freezer for up to 2-3 month. So very tasty.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy