Dust off your “Chocolat” DVD’s because it is “Chocolate Week”!! We have got to say this is by far the most emotional episode of the season up to this point. Our first heavy hitter went home and there was yet another new Star Baker! Plus, the bakers clue us in on what they’re celebrating in the tumultuous 2020 and Heather shares her thoughts on Banana Bread with her signature Chocolate Banana Bread recipe!
Heather’s Chocolate Banana Bread
1/4 Cup – Unsalted Butter (Softened)
1 Cup – Brown Sugar
1 – Egg
4 to 5 – Ripe Bananas
2 Tsp. – Vanilla Extract
1/2 Cup – All Purpose Flour
1/2 Cup – Baking Cocoa
1 Tsp. – Baking Soda
3/4 Tsp. – Salt
1 Cup – Chocolate Chips (Optional)
Preheat oven to 350. Cream together butter and sugar. Mix in egg, vanilla, and mashed bananas. Combine dry ingredients in separate bowl. Stir into banana mixture until just combined along with chocolate chips. Pour into a greased 9″ x 13″ pan or 9″ round. Bake for 25-30 minutes based on depth of pan. For muffins, bake for 16-18 minutes.