Chocolate Banana Bread

A nice change from traditional banana bread. Try it toasted.

Difficulty: Easy - for beginners

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2 c flour
3/4 c sugar
1/4 c cocoa powder
1 1/2 t baking powder
1 t salt
1/2 c (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened
4 oz bittersweet chocolate, melted
2 lg eggs
3 very ripe bananas
1 t vanilla


1. Preheat oven to 350. Butter or spray 9 X 5 inch loaf pan. In med bowl mix together 1st 5 ingredients.
2. In another bowl, cream the butter, then beat in chocolate, eggs, banana, & vanilla. Stir in dry ingredients just until combined, do not overbeat.
3. Pour batter into load pan and bake until a toothpick stuck into center comes out almost clean, 50-60 min. Cool on rack for at least 15min before remiving from pan.


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