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What's better than an easy banana bread recipe? An easy chocolate banana bread recipe, of course! Here, chocolate pieces and marachino cherries sweeten the classic quick bread, while fat-free dairy products help keep it in line with your aim to eat well.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Andy Lyons

Recipe Summary

bake:
35 mins
total:
35 mins
Servings:
16
Yield:
1 loaf (16 slices)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degree F. Lightly coat the bottom and 1/2 inch up sides of a 9x5x3-inch loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.

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  • In a large bowl, stir together all-purpose flour, sugar, baking powder, and baking soda. Make a well in center of flour mixture; set aside.

  • In a medium bowl, combine sour cream, milk, egg, and oil. Stir in mashed banana and vanilla.

  • Add sour cream mixture all at once to flour mixture; stir just until moistened (batter should be lumpy). Fold in chopped cherries, walnuts, and chocolate chips.

  • Spoon batter into prepared pan. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove bread from pan. Cool completely on wire rack. Makes 16 slices.

*Sugar Substitutes:

Choose from Splenda Sugar Blend or Baking or Equal Sugar Lite. Follow the package directions to use the amount equivalent to 2/3 cup sugar.

Nutrition Facts

119 calories; fat 2g; carbohydrates 23g; insoluble fiber 1g; protein 2g; sodium 61mg.
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