Chocolate Banana Bread
Delicious Tyler Florence quick bread, that is full of choclate and banana flavor. Perfect with a cup of java.
- 2 cups flour
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
- 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup butter, softened
- 4 oz bittersweet chocolate, melted
- 2 eggs
- 1 1/3 cups mashed bananas (about 3)
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- Powdered sugar, optional
Adapted from keyingredient.com
Heat oven to 350. butter a 9 x 5 inch loaf pan. Whisk flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt together in a large bowl.
Beat butter in large bowl on medium speed until lightened. Beat in chocolate, eggs, banana, and vanilla at low speed just until combined. Pour into pan.
Bake 50-60 minutes or until toothpickinserted in center comes out clean. Cool on wire rack for 15 minutes. Remove from pan and cool completely. Can sprinkle powdered sugar over top if you wish