Daily Archives: July 13, 2014

Sexy Recipes for Sunday ~ Dark Chocolate Raspberry Banana Bread 4 comments

Dark Chocolate-Raspberry Banana Bread   Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 1/2 cups mashed bananas (4 to 5 medium) 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup vegetable oil or melted butter 1/4 cup chopped walnuts 1/4 cup raspberry preserves 1/2 cup dark chocolate pieces 1 recipe Streusel-Nut Topping (optional) 1/4 cup raspberry preserves 1/2 teaspoon shortening 1/3 cup dark chocolate pieces Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease bottom and 1/2 inch up the sides of one 9x5x3-inch or two 7 1/2×3 1/2×2-inch loaf pans; set aside. In a large bowl combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, nutmeg, and ginger. Make a well in center of flour mixture; set aside. In a medium bowl stir together eggs, bananas, sugar, and oil. Add egg mixture all at once to flour mixture. Stir just until moistened (batter should be lumpy). Fold in walnuts and the 1/4 […]