Chocolate Banana Bread
1 cup (2 sticks) margarine, room temperature
2 cups sugar
6 bananas, mashed (should equal approx. 3 1/2 c)
2 t. vanilla
3 c flour
2 t. baking soda
1/4 c. unsweetened cocoa powder
1 c. light sour cream
1 c. semisweet chocolate chips (regular or miniature)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease two 9 x 5 loaf pans.
In bowl, cream together margarine, sugar and eggs. Stir in bananas and vanilla. Sift in flour, baking soda, and cocoa; mix well. Blend in sour cream and chocolate chips. Pour batter into pans.
Bake 1 hour, or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean.
Let cool in pans on rack 10 minutes, then turn out of pans to finish cooling on racks. Makes 2 loaves.
This bread freezes very well.