Chocolate Banana Bread

Prep: 15 min - Total: 1 hr 10 min

2 squares BAKER'S Unsweetened Baking Chocolate
1-1/4 cups flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
2 eggs
3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
3/4 cup buttermilk
1/2 cup oil
1 fully ripe banana, mashed (about 1/2 cup)
2-1/2 cups POST SELECTS BANANA NUT CRUNCH Cereal, divided
1 tsp. oil


PLACE chocolate in microwavable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 1 to
2 minutes or until almost melted, stirring after 1 minute.
Stir until chocolate is completely melted; set aside.

MIX flour, baking soda and salt in large bowl. Beat eggs in
medium bowl; stir in melted chocolate, sugar, buttermilk,
1/2 cup oil and banana. Add to flour mixture; stir just until
moistened. (Batter will be lumpy.) Stir in 2 cups of the cereal.
Spoon batter into greased 9x5-inch loaf pan.

CRUSH remaining 1/2 cup cereal in small bowl. Drizzle with 1 tsp.
oil; stir until well blended. Sprinkle evenly over batter.

BAKE at 350°F for 50 to 55 minutes or until toothpick inserted
in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan.
Cool completely on wire rack.

Makes 1 loaf

Great Substitute: Substitute 1 scant tablespoon white vinegar
or lemon juice plus enough milk to measure 3/4 cup for the
buttermilk. Stir milk mixture and let stand for 5 minutes
before using.

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This recipe created by Kraft Foods.