Saturday, October 1, 2011

Chocolate Chip Walnut Banana Bread

Last week it was Peanut Butter Banana Bread. This week, Chocolate Chip Walnut Banana Bread. I still have some more frozen bananas in the freezer so you will be getting another dose of banana bread before the big move. This bread turned out great! My husband isn't a huge fan of banana bread but I was able to get him to try this version and he loved it. It tasted a lot like a cookie and was consumed in no time at all. 

2 cups all purpose flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons butter, softened

2/3 cup brown sugar
2/3 cup white sugar
1 tsp vanilla 

3 bananas, mashed
1 egg

3/4 cup milk chocolate chips
1/2 cup chopped walnuts

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 9 by 5 baking pan with Crisco; set aside. In mixing bowl, combine flour, salt and baking powder; set aside. 

2. Using mixer, beat brown sugar, white sugar, vanilla, egg, mashed bananas and butter until combined and creamy. Slowly add in dry ingredients until combined. Stir in chopped walnuts and chocolate chips. 

3. Bake for 55-65 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. 

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