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Chocolate Chip Banana Nut Bread with Chocolate Glaze

Felesha Bell
Moist banana bread packed with chocolate chips and pecans gets glazed with an ooey-gooey chocolate ganache!
5 from 5 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 10 mins
Total Time 1 hr 25 mins
Servings 12

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 c. unsalted butter room temperature
  • 3/4 c. light brown sugar
  • 2 eggs room temperature
  • 1/3 cup Aussie vanilla bean yogurt
  • 2 c. mashed bananas about 4 bananas
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 c. flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 c. semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 3/4 c. pecans toasted
  • 1 T. flour to toss chocolate chips and pecans
  • Chocolate Glaze
  • 1/2 c. heavy cream
  • 1/2 c. semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 T. light corn syrup

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Spray a 9x5 loaf pan with Baker's Joy. Set aside.
  • Cream the butter and brown sugar together with a hand mixer on medium speed.
  • Add the eggs one at a time.
  • Blend in the yogurt, bananas and vanilla on medium speed for a minute.
  • Combine the flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon together in a medium bowl.
  • Mix the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients.
  • Toss the flour with the chocolate chips and toasted pecans and then fold into the batter.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared baking pan
  • Bake for 70 minutes or until inserted toothpick come out clean.
  • Cool completely in the pan on a wire rack.
  • Chocolate Ganache - Bring heavy cream to a simmer over low heat.
  • Place chocolate into a small bowl adding the heavy cream and corn syrup.
  • Allow the hot cream to melt the chocolate for about a minute.
  • Stir until completely combined and smooth. Allow glaze to sit for about 10 minutes.
  • Pour glaze over the entire bread loaf . Say Grace and enjoy!!
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