Something Different Banana Bread

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
YIELD: 12 slices




  • Heat oven to 350°F Grease bottom only of full size loaf pan. (9"x5"x3").
  • Mix sugar and butter or margarine in a 2 and1/2 quart bowl.
  • Stir in eggs until blended.
  • Add bananas and water, and beat 30 seconds.
  • Stir in remaining ingredients, except the chocolate chips.
  • Pour into pan.
  • Place chocolate chips in small bowl into microwave, and microwave on high, stirring at 15-second intervals, until smooth. Chocolate scorches fairly easily, so keep an eye on it.
  • Now drip the melted chocolate down the center of the loaf lengthwise.
  • With a butter knife or something similar, zigzag gently over the chocolate the full length of the loaf, piercing down only about one or two inches.
  • Place pan in center of oven for approximately 55 minutes.
  • Bread is done when a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Let bread cool, then you can glaze it.
  • Mix the confectioner’s sugar with a drop or two of water at a time until you get the consistency you want.
  • Drizzle glaze over the bread.