August 31, 2011

Wednesday's Chow - Chocolate Banana Bread

ooops.  I missed last week's posting.  Sorry about that.  Here's an easy bread recipe I got off an old post card. I don't know how old, there's not 'printed on date,' but I found the card in an antique shop. Of course, it could just look old....and not really be!  LOL. At any rate, from the design, I'd say the 40's  or 50's.



1 cup butter, softened
2 cups white sugar
4 eggs
6 bananas, mashed
2 tsp vanilla extract
3 cups all-purpose flour
2 tsp baking soda
¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 cup light sour cream
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips


Preheat oven to 350°. Lightly grease to 9 x 5 loaf pans.

In a large bowl, cream together butter, sugar and eggs. Stir in bananas and vanilla. Sift in flour, baking soda and cocoa. Mix well. Blend in sour cream and chocolate chips. Pour batter into prepared pans.

Bake in oven for 60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.


Calisa Rhose said...

This sounds scrumptious! Thanks Anna

Nancy Jardine said...

I definitely have to try this one! Will have to pop out though and buy the chocolate chips....oops and I've only one banana left. Tomorrow, I think.

Anna Kathryn Lanier said...

Hi, Calisa and Nancy. Thanks for stopping by. Nancy, let us know how it turns out! I need to make it, too.

TessStJohn said...

Looks wonderful!!!! Will try this soon!

Anna Kathryn Lanier said...

Hi, Tess. Yeah, I was thinking of making it for the NWH meeting. I haven't made it yet, but it looks yummy.

marybelle said...

This looks delicious. I will be baking tomorrow.

Anna Kathryn Lanier said...

Holy cow, Mary! A recipe you like. I'm doing backflips! LOL. Let me know how it comes out.

dragonfly said...

This sounds yummy. I'll have to wait until the granddaughters come over. Otherwise I might eat it all up.
Thanks for another great recipe

Maryann Miller said...

Sounds good. I will have to see if my banana-bread-loving husband would be willing to try the chocolate. I would love it if it cuts the strong taste of the bananas. The only way I really like a banana is when it is still almost green and not a squishy spot in sight.

Becky said...

This sounds wonderful. I'm going to give this a try soon.

Becky said...

This sounds wonderful. I'm going to give this a try soon.