Chocolate Chip and Cherry Banana Bread

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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