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Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips

Spice Islands®

Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips


  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 25 minutes

1 loaf (12 servings)


2 cups all-purpose flour

1-1/2 teaspoon Argo® Baking Powder

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

2 eggs

1/2 cup Karo® Light Corn Syrup

1/2 cup Mazola® Corn Oil

1/4 cup brown sugar

1 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 2 large)

1 teaspoon Spice Islands® Pure Vanilla Extract

1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

1 cup chopped walnuts (optional)


Preheat oven to 350°F.

Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl; set aside.

Beat eggs, corn syrup, oil and brown sugar in a large bowl. Stir in bananas and vanilla. Gradually stir in flour mixture, just until moistened. Fold in chocolate chips and walnuts, if desired.

Pour into a greased 9 x 5-inch OR 8-1/2 x 4-1/2-inch loaf pan.

Bake 50 to 55 minutes if using larger (9 x 5-inch) loaf pan OR 60 to 65 minutes if using smaller loaf pan until toothpick inserted in center comes out almost clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes; remove from pan and cool completely on wire rack.

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