Banana  Chocolate  Chip  Bread

 

 

 

 

INGREDIENTS:

1 cup sugar

1/2 cup shortening

2 eggs

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

2 bananas, mashed

2 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 cup semisweet chocolate chips 

 

 

 

DIRECTIONS:

 

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  

 

In a mixing bowl, cream sugar and shortening.

Beat in eggs, vanilla and bananas until thoroughly blended.

 

Combine flour, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture and stir just until combined.

Fold in chocolate chips.

 

Spoon into a greased 9-inch x 5-inch x 3-inch loaf pan.

 

Bake for 60 to 70 minutes or until the bread tests done with a wooden pick.

 

Cool in pan for 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.

 


Serves 16

 

 

 

 

 

Pumpkin  Bread

 

 

 

 

INGREDIENTS:

1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree

4 eggs

1 cup vegetable oil

2/3 cup water

3 cups sugar

3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 

2 teaspoons baking soda

1 1/2 teaspoons salt

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 

 

 

 

DIRECTIONS:

 

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  

 

Grease and flour three 7x3 inch loaf pans.

 

In a large bowl, mix together pumpkin puree, eggs, oil, water and sugar until well blended.

 

In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and ginger.

 

Stir the dry ingredients into the pumpkin mixture until just blended.

Pour into the prepared pans.

 

Bake for about 50 minutes in the preheated oven.

Loaves are done when toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

 

 

Serves 24

 

 

 

 

 

Pumpkin  Chocolate  Chip  Bread

 

 

 

 

INGREDIENTS:

1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened 

1 cup sugar 

2 eggs 

1 1/4 cups canned or cooked pumpkin

2 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 

1/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 

pinch of ground cloves 

1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

1/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

1/4 cup chopped walnuts

 

 

 

GLAZE

 

1/2 cups confectioners sugar

1 tablespoon heavy cream

 



DIRECTIONS:

 

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  
 

In a large mixing bowl, cream butter.

Gradually add sugar, eggs and pumpkin.

 

Combine dry ingredients; stir into creamed mixture and blend well.

Stir in chocolate chips and nuts.

 

Pour into a greased and floured 9-inch x 5-inch x 3-inch loaf pan.

 

Bake for 45 to 50 minutes or until loaf tests done with a wooden pick.

Cool on a wire rack.

 

Combine glaze ingredients and drizzle over cooled bread.

 

 

Serves 16

 

 

 

 

             

   

    

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