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Chocolate Banana Bread

Course: Breads
Cuisine: Caribbean
Author: Felix (Simply Trini Cooking)

Ingredients

  • cups sifted flour
  • ½ cups wholewheat flour
  • cups brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • 1 cup almond nuts walnuts, pecans or peanuts, chopped
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1 tsp. vanilla essence
  • ¾ cups mashed banana
  • 1 tsp. ginger powder
  • 2 tbsp. evaporated milk or low fat milk
  • cup oil
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. grated nutmeg
  • ½-3/4 cup cocoa powder chocolate chips or chocolate sprinkles

Instructions

  • Beat the eggs with the vanilla.
  • Combine the eggs, milk and, oil. (If you are using cocoa powder) Add the cocoa powder oil. Set aside.
  • Mash the bananas with a fork until smooth.
  • Add the mash bananas to the egg, oil, and milk mixture.
  • Blend well.
  • Sift the flour, baking powder and baking soda together.
  • Add the sugar.
  • Add the rest of the dry ingredients and blend well.
  • Pour the liquid mixture into the flour and mix well.
  • Note: If you want your banana bread with more chocolate, you may add the chocolate chips or melted semi-sweet chocolate now. Just melt the chocolate in a double boiler and let it cool before you add it to the flour).
  • Pour into a greased loaf pan.
  • Place in a preheated oven and bake at 350° F for about 30 minutes or until it is brown.