Homemade Banana Bread

I always seem to have over ripe bananas because I only eat green bananas! So what’s a girl to do with all these yellow and over ripe bananas?!?!? Bake banana bread of course!

This recipe produces a dense, moist loaf with lots of banana flavor. Kevin likes it best when I add chocolate chips. It’s a versatile recipe and works well with other additions like nuts, coconut, dried fruit, etc. Today I will share with you the basic no fail chocolate chip banana bread recipe.

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Ingredients
1/2 cup butter
1 cup of sugar
2 eggs                                                           1 tsp vanilla                                               3 to 4 ripe bananas to equal one cup mashed

2 cups flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp baking powder
Pinch salt
1 cup chocolate chips

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Method
Cream together butter and sugar once creamed add in eggs one at a time. Add vanilla. 

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Once these ingredients are combine add in banana and combine again.

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In a separate bowl combine dry ingredients. Once dry ingredients are mixed add to wet and mix.

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Fold in chocolate chips, transfer to greased loaf pan and bake at 350 degrees for 60 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool on wire rack.

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I always like to have this banana bread slathered in peanut butter, however I can tell you from experience it makes delicious French toast!

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