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Chocolate Chip Banana Bread
Adapted from Taste of Home Banana Bread Recipe
2/3 c sugar
1/3 cup shortening
2 c flour
2 t baking powder
1/4 t baking soda
1/4 t salt
1 t vanilla
1 c mashed ripe bananas, about two medium
½ c chocolate chips (dairy-free can be used)
Beat sugar and shortening for about 5 minutes until combined. Slowly mix in flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Mix in bananas and vanilla. The batter will be thick. Stir in chocolate chips. Spoon into a greased 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pan. Bake at 350° for about 45 minutes or until bread tests done with a toothpick. Cool in pan for 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack.