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Banana Cinnamon Chip Bread
Transform a couple of ripe bananas into yummy banana bread by combining them with pantry staples along with spicy cinnamon chips.
Filled with homespun flavor, this tasty bread is great for an afternoon snack. The cinnamon chips are a scrumptious addition and a touch of cinnamon further enhances the spicy taste. You can also substitute chocolate or white chips in place of cinnamon chips, if desired.
Whether paired with a glass of milk, a cup of coffee, or simply as a grab-and-go treat, a slice of banana bread with a smattering of cinnamon chips is always welcome.
BANANA CINNAMON CHIP BREAD
1 1/2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 ripe medium bananas, mashed
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, melted
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup cinnamon chips
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease the bottom of an 8×4-inch loaf pan. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, bananas, sugar, butter, and vanilla. Add to flour mixture; stir just until moistened. Stir in cinnamon chips. Transfer to prepared pan. Bake until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, 50 to 55 minutes. Cool in pan 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack. Makes 1 medium loaf.
Cinnamon Chip Pancakes
Homemade pancakes are a delightful way to start the day, but if you like the taste of cinnamon, they can be even better. By simply stirring cinnamon chips into the batter, it’s easy to add spicy flavor to a stack of tender pancakes.
Ideal for a Mother’s Day celebration or a leisurely weekend breakfast, this recipe for Cinnamon Chip Pancakes is a family-pleasing favorite. Look for bags of cinnamon chips in the baking aisle of most large supermarkets. Aromatic and delicious, they can be added to a variety of recipes such as breads, cakes, and cookies.
Keep a stash of cinnamon chips on hand along with other pantry staples, and you will be able to whip up a batch of mouthwatering pancakes in no time.
CINNAMON CHIP PANCAKES
2 cups flour
2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups milk
6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) butter, melted
Vegetable oil, for griddle (optional)
3/4 cup cinnamon chips
Pure maple syrup
In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Add milk and eggs; whisk just until combined. Stir in butter. Heat griddle to 375 degrees or set a heavy skillet over medium heat. Lightly brush griddle or skillet with vegetable oil, if necessary. Gently fold in cinnamon chips. Working in batches, ladle 1/4 cup batter onto griddle. Cook pancakes until tops are covered with bubbles and edges are slightly dry, 1 to 2 minutes. Turn pancakes over; cook until bottoms are golden brown, 1 to 2 minutes. Serve with maple syrup. Makes 6 servings.