Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Bake 55 minutes
Yields 16 slices (one loaf)

2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
2 eggs, beaten (used Egg Beaters)
1 1/2 cups mashed ripe bananas (5 medium)
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup cooking oil or margarine
1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
optional-1/4 cup chopped walnuts

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Grease bottom and sides of one 9x5x3 inch or two 7 1/2 x3 1/2 x 2 inch loaf pans; set aside.  In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg.  Make a well in center of flour mixture; set aside.

In a medium bowl combine eggs, banana, sugar, and oil  Add egg mixture all at once to flour mixture. Stir until just moistened.  Add chocolate chips.  Spoon batter into prepared pans.

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