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Cherry-Chocolate Chip Loaves

Try substituting sweetened dried cranberries for the cherries…a bit tangy, but just as yummy.

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  • Yield: Makes 4 mini loaves


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup ripe banana, mashed
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup dried cherries, chopped


Blend together butter and sugar in a large bowl. Add banana and eggs; mix well. In a separate bowl, combine flour and baking soda; gradually add to butter mixture. Fold in walnuts, chocolate chips and cherries. Transfer to 4 greased 51/2"x3" loaf pans. Bake at 350 degrees for 32 to 37 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks.


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Cherry-Chocolate Chip Loaves Recipe