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chocolate banana bread

1/2 cup butter, softened

1 cup sugar

2 eggs

1 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 2 bananas)

1/4 cup milk

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 cups flour

1/4 cup baking cocoa

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon salt

1 cup chocolate chips

Heat oven to 350F.

In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, bananas, milk and vanilla. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt, add to the banana mixture and mix just until combined. Fold in chocolate chips. Transfer to a greased 9×5 inch loaf pan. Bake for 60 to 65 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing the pan to a wire rack.


Recipe adapted from Quick Cooking