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Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Banana Bread

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With fall here, baking is an essential part of my life again. I love firing up the oven to cook up all sorts of sweets & savories. My Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Banana Bread begs to be enjoyed with a piping hot cup of coffee or a chilled glass of milk. Enjoy!

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Banana Bread
Yields1 Serving
Prep Time10 minsCook Time1 hrTotal Time1 hr 10 mins
 1/2 cup unsalted butter (1 stick) room temperature
 3/4 cup whole cane sugar
 2 large eggs
 1/2 cup canned pumpkin (unsweetened)
 3 very ripe bananas
 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
 2 cups unbleached all purpose flour
 1 teaspoon baking soda
 1 teaspoon salt
 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips + 1/3 cup for topping
1

Pre heat oven to 350 degrees F with the rack in the middle. Grease or spray an (8X4 or 9X5) loaf pan.

2

Cream butter & sugar together in a stand mixer, medium speed with the paddle attachment. Add the eggs one at a time & combine well. Add pumpkin, bananas & vanilla. Mix well. In a medium bowl whisk together the flour, baking soda and pumpkin pie spice. Add dry to wet in two additions. Mix on low to combine. Add 1/2 cup of the chocolate chips, mix again until everything is well combined.

3

Pour batter into the prepared loaf pan. Top with the extra 1/3 cup chocolate chips. Bake uncovered for 60-70 minutes or until a skewer comes out virtually crumb free.

Ingredients

 1/2 cup unsalted butter (1 stick) room temperature
 3/4 cup whole cane sugar
 2 large eggs
 1/2 cup canned pumpkin (unsweetened)
 3 very ripe bananas
 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
 2 cups unbleached all purpose flour
 1 teaspoon baking soda
 1 teaspoon salt
 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips + 1/3 cup for topping

Directions

1

Pre heat oven to 350 degrees F with the rack in the middle. Grease or spray an (8X4 or 9X5) loaf pan.

2

Cream butter & sugar together in a stand mixer, medium speed with the paddle attachment. Add the eggs one at a time & combine well. Add pumpkin, bananas & vanilla. Mix well. In a medium bowl whisk together the flour, baking soda and pumpkin pie spice. Add dry to wet in two additions. Mix on low to combine. Add 1/2 cup of the chocolate chips, mix again until everything is well combined.

3

Pour batter into the prepared loaf pan. Top with the extra 1/3 cup chocolate chips. Bake uncovered for 60-70 minutes or until a skewer comes out virtually crumb free.

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Banana Bread

~ Marla Meridith

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