b. Christmas Banana Bread
- 1/2 cup butter softened
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 eggs
- 2 cup flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 1/4 cup ripe bananas mashed [about 3 bananas]
- 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
- 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 1/4 cup maraschino cherries, chopped
Cooking time 70mins
In large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Combine flour, baking soda, salt.
Gradually add to creamed mixture.
Beat in bananas just until combined.
Stir in nuts, chocolate chips and cherries.
Pour into greased 9in.x5in.x3in. loaf pan.
Bake 350 degrees 70 - 80 minutes or until toothpick inserted near center comes out clean.
Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack.