Chocolate Chip Banana Nut Bread


1 stick butter

1 c sugar

3 eggs

1 tsp vanilla

3 ripe bananas

1 Tbsp orange zest

juice of ½ orange (about ¼ c)

2 c flour

1 tsp baking soda

½ tsp salt

¼ c mini chocolate chips

½ c walnuts

¼ c confectioners sugar


Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

Spray a loaf pan with cooking spray.

In a mixing bowl combine butter and sugar until well blended, about 5 minutes.

Add eggs, vanilla, orange zest, juice, and bananas and mix to combine. In a separate bowl, stir flour, baking soda and salt together. Add dry mixture to mixing bowl and mix to combine. Stir in chocolate chips and walnuts. Pour into prepared loaf pan and bake for an hour. Cover the top with foil if it starts to get too brown. Cool remove from pan and dust with confectioners sugar if your family will give you a chance!

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