Chocolate-Cherry Banana Bread

Miniature chocolate pieces scatter throughout this quick bread, making a little chocolate seem like a lot. Ideal for a diabetic diet.


Chocolate-Cherry Banana Bread

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Servings: 16
Yield: 1 loaf (16 slices)
Related Categories: Bread, Diabetic, Healthy Cooking
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Ingredients
  •  
    Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 1/2  cups 
    all-purpose flour
  • 2/3  cup 
    sugar or sugar substitute blend* equivalent to 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2   teaspoons 
    baking powder
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    baking soda
  • 1/4  cup 
    refrigerated or frozen egg product, thawed, or 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/4  cup 
    fat-free dairy sour cream
  • 1/4  cup 
    fat-free milk
  • 2   teaspoons 
    cooking oil
  • 1   teaspoon 
    vanilla
  • 2/3  cup 
    mashed banana (about 2 medium bananas)
  • 8   
    maraschino cherries, drained and chopped
  • 1/4  cup 
    chopped walnuts
  • 2   tablespoons 
    miniature semisweet chocolate pieces
Directions
1.
Preheat oven to 350 degree F. Lightly coat the bottom and 1/2 inch up sides of a 9x5x3-inch loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.
2.
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.
3.
In a medium bowl, combine sour cream, milk, egg, and oil. Stir in mashed banana and vanilla.
4.
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.
5.
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.
Tip
  • *Sugar Substitutes: Choose from Splenda Sugar Blend or Baking or Equal Sugar Lite. Follow the package directions to use the amount equivalent to 2/3 cup sugar.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 119, Fat, total (g) 2, chol. (mg) 0, sat. fat (g) 0, carb. (g) 23, fiber (g) 1, pro. (g) 2, sodium (mg) 61, Starch () 0.5, Other Carb () 1, Fat () 0.5, Carb Choice () 1.5, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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