1 1/2 cups flour
1/2 cup cocoa (plus more for dusting pan)
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp nutmeg (optional)
2 tbsps wheat germ (optional)
1/2 cup butter or marg
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
4 small very ripe bananas (could be previously frozen)
1/2 cup chocolate chips
Mix first 6 ingredients together in large mixer bowl then add the next 5 ingredients just until moistened. Fold in the chocolate chips.
Spray a 9 X 5" loaf pan with cooking spray, then dust with cocoa powder instead of flour.
Spread the batter in and bake at 350 F for 60 - 70 minutes.
Check center with a cake tester.
1/4 cup 10% cream
2 tbsps brown sugar
1 tsp butter
1/2 tsp vanilla
1/3 cup chocolate chips
Heat the cream and sugar in a saucepan until bubbly. Stir in the butter and vanilla and remove from heat.
Add the chocolate chips and do not stir for 2-3 minutes, then whisk all together. Cool and drizzle over the banana loaf.
I love chocolate!