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Cherry Banana Mini Loaves

Cherry Banana Mini Loaves

"This recipe has been passed down from my mom's mother. The addition of chocolate chips and dried cherries makes it stand out from ordinary banana bread. These are terrific gifts from the kitchen. --Diane Doll, West Bend, Wisconsin"
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50 m servings
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  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs and banana; mix well. Combine flour and baking soda; gradually add to the creamed mixture. Fold in the nuts, chips and cherries. Transfer to four greased 5-3/4-in. x 3-in. x 2-in. loaf pans. Bake at 350 degrees F for 32-37 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks.

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I am giving this recipe a 5 as my mini loaves turned out awesome, but I should probably submit my own recipe since I made changes to make this a bit more healthy. I did not have 4 loaf pans the...

OK, I'm giving this a 4 because I'm assuming it would taste better if I hadn't messed it up! As I made it I'd have given it a 3. Here's what NOT to do: First, I do not have any mini bread pan...

Great recipe - the only change I made was using regular maraschino cherries instead of dried ones. The loaves were very moist and tasted yummy!

This tasted great, however had a problem with the middle cooking inside. I guess you really do have to use mini loaf pans. I had a small loaf pan but I guess that didn't work. I think using 1/4 ...

Goodness- so delicious! I changed it slightly- I used 1/2 cup fresh cherries (quartered) instead of dried, and folded them in so that it wouldn't turn the batter pink. I also omitted the nuts. I...

My neighbor, who was the recipient of one of these loaves, just called to tell me it was "the best banana bread I ever had!" I'm not sure I would go quite that far, but it is tasty. As other r...

I had to make three loves of it because i didn't have a big enough pan for all of it. It is good.

For those who rated the recipe lower b/c YOU admitted to changing/messing up the recipe that shouldn't result in a low rating :-\ I made it as instructed (I used muffin cups instead of mini lo...

I made this at Christmas time last year and took into work and this year they were asking for it again. I did make a couple of changes. I didn't have mini chocolate chips so I used regular siz...

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