You are here: Home » Recipes » Chocolate Cherry Banana Bread Chocolate Cherry Banana Bread Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 10 servings Chocolate, cherries and bananas star in this delicious snack bread. PrintEmail Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour1 teaspoon baking soda1/4 teaspoon salt1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened1 cup packed brown sugar2 -- eggs2 teaspoons vanilla extract2 cups mashed bananas (2 or 3 bananas)1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/2 teaspoon freshly grated or ground nutmeg1/4 cup sour cream3/4 cup each chocolate chips and dried cherries Instructions Preheat the oven to 350F. Mix the flour, baking soda and salt together. Beat the butter and brown sugar in a mixing bowl until creamy, scraping the bowl occasionally. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addtion. Stir in the vanilla. Add the bananas, cinnamon and nutmeg and beat until blended. Add the flour mixture and sour cream alternately, beating well after each addition. Fold in the chocolate chips and cherries. Spoon the batter into a buttered 4×8-inch loaf pan and bake for 1 hour or until a wooden pick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool in the pan for 10 minutes. Remove to a wire rack to cool completely. Recipe reprinted with permission from America’s Most-Loved Community Cookbooks Recipes Worth Sharing (Nashville, Tn., 2008).