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Bishop Bread

Forget the cookies and donuts - here's something much yummier. Crunchy peanuts and sweet chocolate chips transform this tender banana bread into a fun and wholesome breakfast treat, afternoon snack or picnic cake. It's sturdy enough to take to the office, a church meeting or on a fall outing

Ready In:
1hr 50mins
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ingredients

directions

  • Heat oven to 350°F.
  • Grease and flour a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan, set aside.
  • In a large bowl, beat sugar, shortening, eggs and vanilla until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in bananas.
  • Stir together flour, baking powder and salt.
  • add to banana mixture.
  • Stir just until dry ingredients are moistened.
  • Fold in the chocolate pieces and 2/3 cup of the peanuts.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan.
  • sprinkle with remaining peanuts.
  • Bake in a 350°F oven for 60 to 70 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Cool in pan 10 minutes.
  • Remove from pan and cool on wire rack.
  • ALTERNATIVE:.
  • For mini-loaves, prepare batter as above.
  • Grease and flour 8 mini-loaf pans (4 1/2-inch x 2 1/2-inch x 1 1/2-inch).
  • Pour 1/2 cup batter into each pan and sprinkle with chopped peanuts, about 2 teaspoons per loaf.
  • Bake in a 350°F oven for 25 to 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Cool in pan 10 minutes.
  • Remove from pan and cool on wire rack.
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"Forget the cookies and donuts - here's something much yummier. Crunchy peanuts and sweet chocolate chips transform this tender banana bread into a fun and wholesome breakfast treat, afternoon snack or picnic cake. It's sturdy enough to take to the office, a church meeting or on a fall outing"
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  1. Sherrybeth
    EVERYONE enjoyed this bread. I made 8 smaller loaves and sold them at our church bake sale. I had numerous requests to make more. It is a very good combination of ingredients and it came out perfect! Thanks for sharing!
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  2. Perfect Pixie
    Forget the cookies and donuts - here's something much yummier. Crunchy peanuts and sweet chocolate chips transform this tender banana bread into a fun and wholesome breakfast treat, afternoon snack or picnic cake. It's sturdy enough to take to the office, a church meeting or on a fall outing
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