Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

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Perfectly yummy soft banana bread sliced warm and spread with real butter.  Mmmmmmmmmmm….

But-   It can be made even better with the addition of semi-sweet chocolate chips….

Because everything is better with chocolate!

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INGREDIENTS

  •  1 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup mashed banana (about 2 bananas)
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 3/4 cup chocolate chips

Yield:  1 Loaf

Preheat oven to 375.

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Grease and flour one 9 X 5 inch loaf pan.

In a medium mixing bowl, add all ingredients except chocolate chips

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and mix well.

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Stir in chocolate chips.

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Spread batter into the loaf pan.

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Bake 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. If not done, reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees and continue baking 5 – 10 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Remove from oven and allow to cool in pan.

Or if you can’t wait, cut a slice, spread with butter, and eat warm.

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