Chocolate-Cherry Banana Bread
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly coat the bottom and 1/2 inch up sides of a 9x5x3-inch loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray. Line bottom of pan with parchment paper and coat with cooking spray, if desired. Set aside.Advertisement
In a large bowl, stir together all-purpose flour, sugar, baking powder, and baking soda. Make a well in center of flour mixture; set aside.
In a medium bowl, combine sour cream, milk, egg, and oil. Stir in mashed banana and vanilla.
Add sour cream mixture all at once to flour mixture; stir just until moistened (batter should be lumpy). Fold in chopped cherries, walnuts, and chocolate chips.
Spoon batter into prepared pan. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove bread from pan. Cool completely on wire rack. Makes 16 slices.
Test Kitchen Tips: If using a sugar substitute, we recommend Splenda(R) Sugar Blend for Baking or Equal Sugar Lite. Be sure to use package directions to determine product amount equivalent to 2/3 cup sugar.
1 medium banana equals 1/3 cup mashed.
Substitute 1/4 cup refrigerated frozen egg product, thawed, for 1 egg, beaten.
1/2 starch, 1 other carb, 1/2 fat