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Banana Chip Bread

Good old banana bread is delightfully dressed up in this version, studded with chocolate chips and pecans. I served yummy slices at the holiday brunch I plan annually for my relatives. -Shelly Rynearson, Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour + cooling
  • Makes
    1 loaf

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 2 large)
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg. In a small bowl, combine bananas and milk. Combine the flour, baking powder and baking soda; add to creamed mixture alternately with banana mixture. Fold in chocolate chips and pecans.
  • Pour into a greased 9x5-in. loaf pan. Bake at 350° for 60-70 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely.
Nutrition Facts
1 slice: 251 calories, 12g fat (6g saturated fat), 29mg cholesterol, 129mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.

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  • sjploss
    Nov 8, 2017

    I am not usually a fan of banana bread, but this is amazing and fun to make with grandkids!

  • Bschaefers
    Jan 8, 2016

    I think this bread is very good. It's my favorite. I eat it while it is still warm with milk. Yummy

  • lurky27
    Jul 12, 2014

    Delicious! I used whole wheat flour & it was done in 55 minutes. I never measure bananas so I just used 3. I omitted the nuts & used a whole 12 ounce bag of chocolate chips.

  • Bajaspeed
    Nov 24, 2013

    Excellent and easy to make!

  • DoggieMom2
    Mar 27, 2013

    This bread is awesome! Even without the pecans, it's great. Chocolate and bananas....yum!

  • sudeetoo
    May 18, 2012

    It was good, it was moist but it really just tasted like banana bread with chocolate chips! Should probably mince up some cherries so that the bread resembles the name.

  • eli05
    Mar 12, 2012

    very good. No changes were made.

  • labloom
    Feb 7, 2012

    This is everyone's favorite banana bread! I am often asked for the recipe. I was asked to make mini loaves for a bake sale and they were gone in the first five minutes!

  • PrestonCountyCook
    Jul 29, 2011

    I have several favorite banana bread recipes and make banana bread on a regular basis. This recipe is the favorite of all my banana bread recipes. This is a highly recommended recipe at our house!

  • cerine
    Apr 23, 2010

    Perfect Recipe , Have been making it for years ,my family loves it.I sometimes substitute half a cup of flour by cocoa and it comes out delicious.