August 31, 2011

Banana, Chocolate-Chip, Pecan & Cinnamon Bread

The other day, I found 5 bananas on my counter... five very, very, very ripe bananas.  I knew I didn't buy them, but I immediatley made plans to dispose of them.  And what better way to dispose of over-the-hill bananas that in banana bread?? 

Oohhhhh, what a banana bread it was!!  As you (likely) already know, I don't follow recipes very closely, but this time, I just picked three coffee cake recipes I had (they all agreed on flour, salt, baking soda, vanilla, cinnamon, milk, and sugar).  I also added a box of banana cream pudding mix, 5 (mashed) bananas, approximately 1/4 cup chocolate chips, 1/4 cup pecans, and sprinkled brown sugar on the bottom of the greased pan.

This isn't my bread... borrowed
from Cherry Hill Cottage
An hour later, I had two golden-brown, warm, DELICIOUS loaves of banana, chocolate chip, pecan, cinnamon bread.  The best part is that you can use whatever coffee cake or streusel recipe you already have and toss in a few extras, and you're done! 

What additions do you make to your coffee cakes??

~ Sarah

1 comment:

Rebekka Seale said...

Yum! I love the idea of adding cinnamon :)