Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips
Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips
Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips
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  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. Whisk together the flour, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
  3. Peel 5 bananas and microwave in a covered bowl for 5 minutes until soft and they have released liquid.
  4. Place bananas in a fine mesh strainer over a medium mixing bowl and let drain for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Transfer liquid to a medium saucepan and cook over medium-high heat until reduced to 1/4 c.
  5. Add reduced liquid to banana pulp and mash with potato masher until mostly smooth. Whisk in 8 T melted, cooled butter, 2 large eggs, 3/4 c brown sugar and 1 t vanilla.
  6. Pour banana mixture into dry ingredients; stir until just combined (some flour streaks remain). Fold in chocolate chips (or nuts).
  7. Scrape batter into greased bread pan.
  8. Cut 6th banana on the bias in 1/4" slices and shingle along the top edges leaving about 1 1/2-2" open top. Sprinkle with sugar all over top of bread.
  9. Bake at 350° F for 55-75 minutes. Test with toothpick for doneness. Let cool in pan 10-15 minutes before removing, and cool completely before slicing and serving.