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Chocolate Chunk Banana Bread


-3 over ripe bananas 

-1 stick unsalted butter plus more 

-1 cup sugar

-2 eggs

-2 cups flour

-1 tsp baking soda

-1 tsp baking powder

-1/2 tsp kosher salt

-1 Tbsp 2% milk

-1 tsp Pure Vanilla extract

-1 tsp ground cinnamon

-1 bag chocolate chunks


-Preheat oven to 325

-In a bowl, combine wet ingredients: cream 1 stick butter and sugar in a mixer or by hand until you form a small ball. One at a time, whisk in eggs. Once everything is mixed, set this bowl aside.

-In a second bowl, combine dry ingredients: flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Mix and set aside.

-In a third bowl, mash bananas until pulpy. Add milk, vanilla and cinnamon to the bananas and mix with a spoon or spatula. Pour banana mixture into wet ingredients and stir. Once bananas and wet ingredients are combined, add dry ingredients little by little. One your dough is formed, stir in chocolate chunks.

-Pour batter into 2 small (or 1 large) buttered loaf pans and bake for 45 minutes. Let cool for 10 to 20 minutes before eating or serving.

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