sherry's easy, moist chocolate-banana bread

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By sherry monfils
from worcester, MA

I had so many over ripe bananas that I 1 day got bored & made several different recipes for banana bread, this is hubby's favorite.

serves 12
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For sherry's easy, moist chocolate-banana bread

  • 3 lg
    or 4 medium very ripe bananas
  • 3/4 c
    brown sugar, lightly packed
  • pinch
    sea salt
  • 2 lg
    room temp beaten eggs
  • 1 tsp
    real vanilla
  • 1-1/4 c
    flour
  • 1/4 c
    baking cocoa powder, i used hershy's
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/3 c
    melted unsalted butter
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1 dash
    allspice
  • 1/3 c
    dark chocolate chips
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How To Make sherry's easy, moist chocolate-banana bread

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350. Spray a 9" x 5" loaf pan w/ vegetable oil cooking spray. Place 1 of the oven racks in the center of the oven, ( before pre-heating, lol.)
  • 2
    Using a blender,1st peel ,( from the bottom of the banana,) each banana & put into blender. Puree until smooth, ( it took me about 2 mins to do this.) Place pureed bananas into a large bowl. Stir in melted butter, Light brown sugar & salt. Whisk in beaten eggs & vanilla.
  • 3
    Do not use a mixer for this recipe, use a good whisk or it will not come out so moist. In another large bowl, whisk together flour, baking cocoa, baking soda, cinnamon& allspice. Scrape the banana mix into the dry flour mix. Whisk until just combined. Stir in dark chocolate chips. Gently spoon batter into pan & even out w/ a spatula. Bake 1 hr but check for doneness at 50 mins. To test, gently press the center of bread w/ a clean finger. If it feels firm & bounces back when u release the finger, it's done. Let cool on a cooling rack for at least 10 mins.

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