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
1 loaf (16 slices)
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  • 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
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.
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.
In a medium bowl, combine sour cream, milk, egg, and oil. Stir in mashed banana and vanilla.
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.
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.


  • *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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