Chocolate Banana Loaf

Delicious and moist banana bread with velvety chocolate chips. This recipe tastes as wonderful as it smells baking, according to innkeeper and chief taster, Carl Glassman.

3 1/2 cups of flour 4 teaspoons of baking powder 1 teaspoon of baking soda 1 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon 1 1/4 teaspoon of nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 cups ripe bananas, mashed 1 1/2 cups of sugar 2 eggs 1/2 cup of melted butter 1/2 cup of evaporated milk 1 12 ounce package of white chocolate chips.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour 2 loaf pans Stir together the flour, baking powder, baking salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt in a large bowl. In another bowl, beat the mashed bananas, sugar, eggs, and butter until creamy. Add the milk and the dry ingredients to the banana mixture, mixing until well blended. Stir in the chocolate chips. Pour batter into pans. For variation, substitute 4 cups of chopped nuts for the chocolate chips. "Better yet, simply stir in 2 cups of chopped nuts *in addition to* the chips!

Recipe Summary:
Yield: 8 slices
Prep Time: 25 Minutes
Cook Time: Bake for 60 minutes

Other recipes by Aaron Burr House Inn & Conference Center:
Mamma Burr's Apple Cake
Coconut Orange Tea Muffins
Ginger Snap Cookies A La Aaron
Homemade Granola
Zucchini Yogurt Bread
Honey Mustard Chicken Salad

Recipe Provided By:
Aaron Burr House Inn & Conference Center
New Hope, PA

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