What you need
All purpose flour: 1 ½ cup
Brown Sugar: ¾ cup
Egg: 2 no( I used one whole egg and one egg white)
Banana: 2 no
Baking soda: ½ teaspoon
Baking powder: ¼ teaspoon
Vanilla: ½ teaspoon
Salt: ¼ teaspoon
Bitter sweet chocolate chips: ½ cup ( Ghiradelli Bitter chocolate 60% cocoa)
Light olive oil : ¼ cup ( I used Crisco brand)
Yogurt: ¼ cup
How I made
Preheat the oven to 350 0 Fahrenheit.
Lightly grease the bottom and sides of an 8 ½ by 4 ½ by 2 ½-inch loaf pan with oil. Line the bottom with parchment paper, and then flour the sides of pan.
Mash bananas using a fork or potato masher and keep aside.
In a large bowl sift together flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Mix the sifted flour with chocolate chips and set aside.
In a medium bowl beat egg and egg white with sugar and add yogurt, olive oil and vanilla extract and mix everything incorporated well.
Gradually add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and mix everything well.
Finally fold in mashed banana gently.
Pour the batter into the prepared pan and smoothen the tops with a spatula. . Bake for 50 minutes or until skewer comes out clean.
Cool the bread in the pan for 5 minutes and remove it and cool in the wire rack for another 1 hour.
Cut into slices and enjoy.
I am linking this delicious quick bread to Hearth and Soul Blog hop hosted here
This is Swathi ( Dr. Ambujom Saraswathy Ph.D) from Zesty South Indian Kitchen who loves to explore cuisines from all over the world. Whenever possible I try to to give an Indian touch to several of the world cuisine, and has weakness for freshly baked bread. All the recipes you see here are created by me and approved after taste-test by my family.