banana nut chip cake

March 24, 2018
banana nut chip cake


Author Notes: This recipe is over 30 yrs old. I believe it came from a cookbook collection as a charity fund raiser. This banana cake/bread gets rave reviews, great with coffee, or frozen for later. I have change the recipe to make 3 small loaves. Probably makes 10 or 12 slices/loaf. I have served for the original book, but I guess with the Navy moves from Virginia, to California, back to Virginia, and now in Kansas for 20 yrs, it may be somewhere lost in transit?? linda

Makes: 3 small loaves

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Butter
  • 1 1/2 cups Surgar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup Soured milk
  • 1 cup mashed bananas, 2 large
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 packet small bag of mini chocolate chips
  • 2 cups flour

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350degrees. To sour milk: Add 1/2tsp Vinegar or lemon juice to 1/4 milk. Stir and let the particles separate. Mash bananas: Mash bananas with a fork. and splash with brandy, about a TBL.
  2. Combine flour, baking powder and baking soda. Cream butter and sugar; then add eggs. Alternately add flour mixture and sour milk to the creamed mixture. Add bananas, vanilla, nuts and then chocolate bits. .
  3. Pour into prepared pans. (Baker's Joy) I use small loaf pans. 7 1/2 X3 3/4X 2 1/4 inches. Bake for approximately 1 hr. Original recipe called for two loaf pans. (9X5") .

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