Banana Chocolate Chip Bread

I originally made this banana chocolate chip bread as muffins a few years ago while visiting a friend in DC.  I was inspired to try it again when a friend here had four over ripe bananas lying around. He described them as dark brown, which is great, but I didn’t expect them to be quite…

Chai Spice Banana Bread

Finally, with this recipe, I’ve used all of my ripe bananas. While it was fun baking nonstop banana recipes, I was beginning to dream of banana free desserts. I found the most divine looking Chia Spice Banana Bread recipe on Tutti Dolci. I love chai tea and I thought this was a great interpretation. I…

Olive Oil Banana Bread

A couple of weeks ago Bon Appetit published a “Best Ultimate Classic Perfect Recipes” article online.  All of the recipes looked very interesting and I decided that I would spend the next couple of weeks trying the baking recipes to see if they really were perfect.  My first was Julia’s Best Banana Bread. I have…

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins/Bread

Over the weekend, my son and I went to NYC to hang out with a friend and her boys. We had a blast walking around the city during the day and cooking for the boys at night. She had a few overripe bananas lying around and asked if we could make banana bread. Of course!…

Banana Coffeecake with Chocolate Chip Streusel

I’ve been in the mood for banana bread ever since I made the banana cake with my own “quick ripe” bananas. You remember, the failed cake? This time I bought a couple of bananas and let them sit on my counter for about a week, so they would be nice and ripe. I couldn’t find…

Banana Chocolate-Chip Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting

I was flipping through my recipe binder not too long ago, and this recipe caught my eye. Side note: I’ve collected recipes over the years that sound good, put them in a binder and promptly forget about them. My intention is to bake it someday. It’s just hard to determine when “someday” is. I was…