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Chocolate Chip and Cherry Banana Bread

Chocolate and cherry add a rich flavor to this banana bread.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 3 hr 40 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 16
 

Ingredients

3/4
cup sugar
1/2
cup margarine or butter, softened
1
cup (2 medium) mashed ripe bananas
1/2
cup sour cream
2
eggs
2
cups all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon salt
3/4
cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
1
cup halved red and green candied cherries
1/2
cup chopped nuts

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour bottom only of one 9x5 or two 8x4-inch loaf pans*. In large bowl, combine sugar and margarine; beat until light and fluffy.
  • 2 Add bananas, sour cream and eggs; blend well. Stir in flour, baking soda and salt; blend well. Fold in chocolate chips, cherries and nuts. Pour into greased and floured pan.
  • 3 Bake at 350°F. for 55 to 65 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes; remove from pan. Cool completely. Wrap tightly and store in refrigerator.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour bottom only of one 9x5 or two 8x4-inch loaf pans*. In large bowl, combine sugar and margarine; beat until light and fluffy.
  • 2 Add bananas, sour cream and eggs; blend well. Stir in flour, baking soda and salt; blend well. Fold in chocolate chips, cherries and nuts. Pour into greased and floured pan.
  • 3 Bake at 350°F. for 55 to 65 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes; remove from pan. Cool completely. Wrap tightly and store in refrigerator.

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*Bread can be baked in three 5 3/4x3 1/2-inch disposable foil or metal loaf pans. Bake at 350°F. for 45 to 55 minutes.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Slice
Calories
285
(
Calories from Fat
115),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
260mg
260%;
Total Carbohydrate
39g
39%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
22g
22%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.