Cooking time: 60-70 min
Serves: 1 loaf
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 cup sugar
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 (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup chopped pecans (optional)
In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in egg. In a small bowl, combine bananas and milk. Combine the flour, baking powder and bakng soda; add to creamed mixture alternately with banana mixture. Fold in chocolate chips. Add pecans if desired.
Pour into a greased 9-in. x 5-in x 3-in. loaf pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 60-70 minutes or until a tookthpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack.