Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Tasty Tuesday - Banana Chocolate Chip Bread


As a prequel to today's blog post I have some great newsvto share! :) I have a shout out on Little Yellow Bicycle's blog this morning! Such a nice surprise to wake up to. :)

Alexa and I did a bit of baking on Friday. It's a fun way for us to spend some mother-daughter time together, especially at the end of a school vacation when we would usually be getting on each other's nerves. LOL! Our original plan was to make lemon poppy seed breads, but we didn't have enough eggs so we'll have to make those another time. Plan B you see above. This is a nice, moist loaf with a great crust on top and it's great with a hot cup of tea (or coffee if you prefer). Oh, and if you don't like chocolate with your bananas, just leave the chips out.

So here goes...

1 c. sugar
1/4 c. butter or margarine
2 ripe bananas, broken into pieces
1/4 c. milk
1/4 c. vanilla yogurt or sour cream
2 egg whites (I actually use dried egg whites rather than "waste" a whole egg)
2 c. flour
1 t. baking soda

Heat oven to 350° F. Coat one large 9x5" loaf pan OR three small 5 x 2 1/2" loaf pans.

Cream sugar and butter.

Add bananas, beating until smooth.

Add milk, yogurt/sour cream, and egg whites; beat well.

Combine flour and baking soda. Add to banana mixture, beating until blended.

Spoon batter into prepared pan(s).

Bake small loaves for 50 minutes, large loaf for 1 hour and 10 minutes or until pick inserted in center comes out clean.

As always, enjoy! :)
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11 comments:

  1. a fave of mine too!!! I'll check out LYB!! Congrats!!!

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  2. Oh yum!!! I can smell it from here!

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  3. I was so excited, Lisa, when I popped over to LYB and saw your cute cute page! Congrats! Your bread looks very yummy and now I have a big craving!

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  4. Yummy!!! I just made Banana Bread last week wish I would of saw this. Congrats too!

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  5. thank you for sharing Lisa! This makes me hungry!

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  6. These look delicious! Just the title of this post would make me come here! Love Penny

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  7. P.S. I forgot to say, Congrats to you on the shout out! Love Penny

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  8. Yum, I have been wanting to make a banana bread with chocolate chips in it.

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  9. Looks delicious. I make banana muffins with chocolate chips in them. Congrats on the shout out on LYB, it is a cute page.

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