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Festive Holiday Bread

Ingredients
  Unsalted butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 2 Large
  Ripe bananas 3 , sliced
  Flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Nuts 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), chopped
  Semisweet chocolate chips 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Pitted dates 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), finely chopped
  Maraschino cherries 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), chopped
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 350F.
2) Slightly grease two 8X4X2-inch loaf pans.

MAKING
3) In a large mixing bowl, beat the sugar and butter together till it becomes light and fluffy.
4) Add in the eggs and sliced bananas. Beat well.
5) In a bowl, combine flour, baking soda, baking powder. Mix well.
6) Into the dry ingredients, fold in the nuts, chocolate chips, dates and cherries.
7) Transfer the batter into the two loaf pans.
8) Bake for about 30 to 40 minutes. To check if the bread has baked, insert a toothpick into the centre of the bread. It must come out clean.
9) Let the bread cool down to room temperature. Once cooled, wrap the bread. Let the bread rest overnight.

SERVING
10) Slice the Frestive Holiday Bread and serve with butter on the side.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Breakfast
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Ingredient: 
Banana
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3452 Calories from Fat 1630

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 182 g280.6%

Saturated Fat 78.4 g391.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 664.9 mg221.6%

Sodium 2536 mg105.7%

Total Carbohydrates 409 g136.3%

Dietary Fiber 29.4 g117.4%

Sugars 131.1 g

Protein 70 g140.9%

Vitamin A 71.1% Vitamin C 52.5%

Calcium 70.3% Iron 87.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Festive Holiday Bread Recipe