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Banana Bread
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Great Chocolate Chip Banana Bread for the Season

Photo by Craig Dennis from Pexels


Enjoy a slice of bread and a cup of hot chocolate this winter. This is my favorite snack to have before bed in 40°weather. 


Servings: 10

Calories per serving: 378

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour 10 minutes



–       2 cups of flour

–      1 teaspoon of baking powder

–      1 teaspoon of baking soda

–      1 teaspoon of salt

–      3 ripe bananas, mashed

–      1 tablespoon of milk

–      1 teaspoon of cinnamon, option

–      ½ cup of butter, softened

–      1 cup of white sugar

–      2 eggs

–      1 cup of chocolate chips, or as much as you like ;)



  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). 

  2. Grease a 9×5-inch loaf pan, preferably glass.

  3. Mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a bowl. 

  4. Stir bananas, milk, and cinnamon in another bowl. 

  5. Beat butter and sugar in a third bowl until light and fluffy. 

  6. Add eggs to butter mixture, one at a time, beating well after each addition. 

  7. Stir banana mixture into the butter mixture. 

  8. Stir in dry mixture until blended. 

  9. Fold in chocolate chips until just combined. 

  10. Pour batter into prepared loaf pan.

  11. Bake in the oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 70 minutes.

  12. Cool in the pan for 10 minutes before removing to cool completely on a wire rack before slicing.

  13. Enjoy!

Laura Minyon

Oklahoma '22

Laura Minyon is a junior at the University of Oklahoma and is majoring in Special Education (K-12) with a HQ of Elementary. Laura enjoys DIYs, movies, and hanging with friends when she isn’t writing! Lauras serves as one of the Campus Correspondents at OU!
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