Best Easy Banana Bread
This easy banana bread recipe is one of the best banana bread recipes you will try. With ingredients like mashed bananas, dark chocolate chips and buttermilk the recipe is moist and delicious. If you don't have any buttermilk, you can use the buttermilk substitution found on the site.Using dark chocolate in this healthy banana bread recipe offers up plenty of vitamins and minerals that may help support your health. Dark Chocolate contains the vitamins and minerals of copper, potassium, magnesium, and iron. The copper and potassium in dark chocolate may help prevent against stroke and cardiovascular ailments. The iron in dark chocolate may help to protect against iron deficiency anemia, and the magnesium in chocolate may help to prevent type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease.This healthy banana bread recipe is just one of the recipes you will find on the Grandmother's Kitchen recipe site. You can print this recipe out and add it to your favorites. **
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2 large ripe bananas (mashed)
1/2 cup buttermilk *
1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup butter, room temperature
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 cup dark chocolate chips
* Buttermilk substitution: Add 1/2 Tbsp of lemon juice or white vinegar to 1/2 cup milk and let stand for 5 minutes, then stir and use in replacement of buttermilk.
Preheat oven to 350˚F and grease a 9×5 inch loaf pan.
In a mixing bowl, stir together bananas, buttermilk and baking soda. Let sit for 5 minutes.
In another bowl, stir flour, baking powder and salt and set aside.
In a large bowl, use an electric mixer to beat butter with brown sugar until creamy.
Beat in the egg, vanilla and banana mixture.
Stir in flour mixture until combined.
Stir in the chocolate chips. Transfer to prepared pan.
Bake for around 45 - 60 minutes.
A toothpick inserted in the center that comes out clean indicates that it is done.
Let cool in pan on rack for 15 minutes. Turn out onto rack and let cool completely before cutting.
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Nutrition Facts for: Best Easy Banana Bread From Grandmother's Kitchen
Ingredients: Bananas, baking soda, all purpose flour, buttermilk, salt, butter, brown sugar, egg, pure vanilla extract, chocolate chips.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 10 servings. * Per serving: Calories 373, Calories from Fat 161, Total Fat 17.9g 28%, Saturated Fat 11.0g 55%, Cholesterol 53mg 18%, Sodium 370mg 15%, Potassium 252mg 7%, Carbohydrates 50.9g 17%, Dietary Fiber 1.5g 6%, Sugars 24.6g, Protein 5.1g, Vitamin A 9%, Vitamin C 4%, Calcium 7%,Iron 11%
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