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9.30.2015

Chocolate Drenched Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Ever had one of those days when everything just goes wrong? Those days when you just want a piece of chocolate cake, a long bath, a glass of wine, or whatever tickles your fancy? Well, I had one of those days last week and instead of wallowing away on the couch, I baked my frustrations out and this Chocolate Drenched Chocolate Chip Banana Bread is an other-worldly concoction of goodness, created with the items I happened to have in my pantry and a chocolate craving that just wouldn't go away...

Treat yourself to this delicious Chocolate Drenched Chocolate Chip Banana Bread!

So my advice, when you're craving chocolate cake, but don't want it to go straight to your hips or when you're just not feeling yourself, making something like this Chocolate Drenched Chocolate Chip Banana Bread may be just the thing you need.

Treat yourself to this delicious Chocolate Drenched Chocolate Chip Banana Bread!

Ingredients:
4 eggs
3 over-ripe bananas, mashed
1/4 cup local honey
1/4 cup almond milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 tsp baking soda
2 1/4 cups gluten-free baking flour blend
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 tsp sea salt
1/2 tsp cinnamon
3/4 cup dark chocolate chips (+ a handful for the top of the bread)
2 tbsp chocolate syrup


You'll want to begin by preheating the oven to 350.

In a bowl, mix together the eggs, bananas, honey, almond milk, and vanilla with a beater. Once thoroughly mixed, add in baking soda, flour blend, sea salt, brown sugar and cinnamon and beat until completely mixed.

Treat yourself to this delicious Chocolate Drenched Chocolate Chip Banana Bread!

Add in chocolate chips and stir gently.

Pour batter in bread pan and add a line of chocolate chips on the top, I had some leftover baking chocolate that I added to the top but you can just use chocolate chips.

Treat yourself to this delicious Chocolate Drenched Chocolate Chip Banana Bread!

Bake for 45 minutes. Remove from oven and drizzle chocolate syrup over the top.

Treat yourself to this delicious Chocolate Drenched Chocolate Chip Banana Bread!

Let cool for a few minutes and then serve! This "dessert" is so tasty, I like to eat it for breakfast sometimes and on occasion, I'll have a slice or two for lunch! I know I brag about all of my recipes, but I promise you guys - this one takes the cake!

Treat yourself to this delicious Chocolate Drenched Chocolate Chip Banana Bread!

Do you have a favorite "healthy" dessert? I'd love to hear all about it in the comments below!
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