holiday banana bread

★★★★★ 1
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By Darlene Roszkowski
from Livonia, MI

This is a great holiday bread - but who can resist chocolate and bananas at any time of the year?

★★★★★ 1
serves 12
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr 5 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For holiday banana bread

  • 1/2 c
    margarine
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 3
    large bananas, mashed (about 1 1/3 cup)
  • 2 1/3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 3 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 c
    semisweet chocolate chips

How To Make holiday banana bread

  • 1
    In a large bowl, cream margarine & sugar until light.
  • 2
    Beat in eggs and bananas. (Mixture will look curdled.)
  • 3
    In a small bowl, combine remaining ingredients. Stir into banana mixture just to blend - do not overmix.
  • 4
    Pour batter into a greased 9" x 5" x 3" loaf pan or (3) 5 1/2" x 3" x 2 1/4" loaf pans.
  • 5
    Bake in a 350 degree oven for 55 - 65 minutes for 9" x 5" x 3" or 35 - 45 minutes for smaller loaves or until tests done.
  • 6
    Cool 10 minutes in pan; remove from pan and cool completely on wire rack. May be sprinkled with powdered sugar before slicing.
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