Dried Cherry Banana Chocolate Chip Bread

Saturday, January 6, 2018
Through the years of baking, this is the best banana bread and the best quick bread recipe I ever found.


Using dried cherries with bananas go famously together.


Adding chocolate chips is a big bonus! This is one I will make time and time and a perfect combination of flavors!


Of course, with all the dried fruits out there available, you can choose any kind you prefer.


Pineapple and coconut are other great combinations with banana and chocolate chips.


This is a basic recipe that can be adapted to any flavors added you like.




Banana bread with dried cherries and chocolate chips taste like a chocolate  covered cherry banana bread easy and simple to make banana bread on a cutting board ready to slice up and eat







Moist and Delicious



Dried Cherry Banana Chocolate Chip bread is a big hit in our home.


If you are lucky enough to have some fresh bing cherry use them.


You can use any other dried fruits as well if you prefer a different flavor.


I have tried apricots, dates, figs, cranberries, and even mango.


These are compliment this delicious banana bread.




Banana bread with dried cherries and chocolate chips taste like a chocolate  covered cherry banana bread easy and simple to make banana bread on a cutting board ready to slice up and eat




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Banana bread with dried cherries and chocolate chips taste like a chocolate  covered cherry banana bread easy and simple to make banana bread on a cutting board ready to slice up and eat






Perfect Chocolate and Cherry Combination of flavors



Another great thing about this bread is a great snack at any time of the day.


The bread has a distinct flavoring of chocolate-covered cherries all rolled into this quick banana bread.


I love easy delicious quick bread and this banana bread is bursting with flavors everyone loves.


A bonus when it's warm with a little butter on the slice.



Banana bread with dried cherries and chocolate chips taste like a chocolate  covered cherry banana bread easy and simple to make banana bread on a cutting board ready to slice up and eat




Ingredients You Will Need to Make Dried Cherry Banana Chocolate Chip Bread


  • flour
  • baking powder
  • salt
  • shortening
  • eggs
  • white sugar
  • brown sugar
  • mashed banana's
  • dried cherries, cranberries or blueberries
  • chocolate chips mini or regular
  • vanilla






Banana bread with dried cherries and chocolate chips taste like a chocolate  covered cherry banana bread easy and simple to make banana bread on a cutting board ready to slice up and eat




Change it Up



This recipe can also be used for muffins.


I love experimenting with adding new ingredients to this basic batter like blueberries or even coconut.


Everyone loaf turns out fabulous! I am sure your family will rave about it.


Perfect with tea, coffee or even a glass of ice-cold milk.


Whenever I make this load it doesn't last a day. Between my husband and my son it's gone.


What I consider a slice is not big enough, I think they each take half the loaf!



Banana bread with dried cherries and chocolate chips taste like a chocolate  covered cherry banana bread easy and simple to make banana bread on a cutting board ready to slice up and eat



Great for a quick breakfast!



I try to tell my self since it has banana and fruit in it, it's a healthy breakfast!


Well ok, I am reaching there a little for sure but you will see that it's a really hearty quick bread and to make them portable make muffins.


Whenever I need to bake for any charity functions this is my go-to recipe.


I really enjoy this slice of cherry banana chocolate chip bread with a cup of hot cinnamon tea.



Banana bread with dried cherries and chocolate chips taste like a chocolate  covered cherry banana bread easy and simple to make banana bread on a cutting board ready to slice up and eat




This Bread Travels Well!



Whenever I need to bake for any charity functions this is my go-to recipe.


I can pack this one up and bring it anywhere and it stays fresh and moist.


So if you have a road trip, bake one of these it's the perfect treat when you take a break.


I really enjoy this slice of cherry banana chocolate chip bread with a cup of hot cinnamon tea



Banana bread with dried cherries and chocolate chips taste like a chocolate  covered cherry banana bread easy and simple to make banana bread on a cutting board ready to slice up and eat



Suggestions


(all fruits, candy bars, and nuts chopped)

  • nuts any kind
  • peanut butter chips
  • white chocolate chip
  • favorite candy bars like an almond joy
  • dried pineapple, apricots, dates, figs, blueberry, raisins, mango, papaya
  • coconut







Banana bread with dried cherries and chocolate chips taste like a chocolate  covered cherry banana bread easy and simple to make banana bread on a cutting board ready to slice up and eat



Try Some Other Quick Bread Recipe We Love



Bing Cherry Loaf


Blueberry Lemon Loaf


Best Muffins and Quick Breads





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 Dried Cherry Banana  Chocolate Chip Bread

Dried Cherry Banana Chip Bread

prep time: 10 minscook time: 45 minstotal time: 55 mins

ingredients:

Mix together:
2 1/2 cups of flour
2 teaspoons of baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
In another bowl beat well:
1 cup shortening
4 eggs
1 cup white sugar
1 cup brown sugar
2 cup mashed banana's
1/2 cup dried cherries, cranberries or  blueberries
1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
1 teaspoon vanilla

 Optional: 1/4 cup chopped nuts

instructions:

Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients, mix till all are incorporated. Pour into two well-greased loaf pans or make muffins. Bake at 350 for 45 to 60 minutes or until brown and middle is dry when tested with a toothpick.
calories
79
fat (grams)
4
carbs (grams)
9
protein (grams)
5
sugar (grams)
8
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Dried Cherry Banana Chocolate Chip Bread Pin for later



Banana bread with dried cherries and chocolate chips taste like a chocolate  covered cherry banana bread easy and simple to make banana bread on a cutting board ready to slice up and eat



Banana bread with dried cherries and chocolate chips taste like a chocolate  covered cherry banana bread easy and simple to make banana bread on a cutting board ready to slice up and eat

8 comments

  1. Wish I could reach in and grab one or two slices for my breakfast. A fantastic banana bread recipe, Claudia.

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  2. What a spectacular recipe! I've never thought of adding dried cherries, but since I love them, I know I'd love them in banana bread! Have a wonderful weekend!

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  3. LOoks good! It's make me drool! Love it so much! Thanks!

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  4. Oh yummy! I've never tried this bake with dried cherries before. Sounds and looks delicious!

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  5. I always love trying new variations to a classic banana bread! Thank you so much for sharing...it sounds so good and I can't wait to try it!

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  6. I have baked a lot of banana bread but have never seen a recipe with dried cherries. I love the sound of this combo! I'll have to try it!

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  7. This would not last 2 hours between my 3 boys and husband. I like the cherry addition to this bread.

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  8. Love this twist on the traditional banana bread!

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