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Chocolate Chip and Cherry Banana Bread

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Chocolate Chip and Cherry Banana Bread
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 3 hr 40 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 16
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Chocolate and cherry add a rich flavor to this banana bread.
Updated Jun 3, 2010

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

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.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    *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.

Nutrition Information

285 Calories, 13g Total Fat, 4g Protein, 39g Total Carbohydrate, 22g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Slice
Calories
285
Calories from Fat
115
Total Fat
13g
20%
Saturated Fat
4g
20%
Cholesterol
30mg
10%
Sodium
260mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate
39g
13%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
22g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
6%
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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