California Avocado Banana Chocolate Chip Bread

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California Avocado Banana Chocolate Chip Bread

Total Time: 1 h 25 min

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 500
Total Fat 16g
Saturated Fat 7g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 7g
Cholesterol 35mg
Sodium 500mg
Total Carbs 91g
Dietary Fiber 8g
Total Sugars 49g
Protein 8g
Potassium 782mg

Vitamin A 35 mcg; Vitamin C 9 mg; Calcium 24 mg; Iron 3 mg; Vitamin D 0 mcg; Folate 49 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.11 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 4%; Vitamin C 10%; Calcium 2%; Iron 15 %; Vitamin D 0%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

This California Avocado Banana Chocolate Chip Bread is one for the books! It has it all with a gooey center and a crisp topping that is studded with extra chocolate chips. The addition of heart-healthy fresh California Avocados creates an extra moist center that makes the banana bread even more scrumptious. Substitution of avocado for a higher calorie ingredient like butter may reduce the intake of calories, saturated fat, sodium and cholesterol while getting the healthy benefits of the fruits nutritional value.

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Serves: 5

3/4 ripe, Fresh California Avocados, seeded, peeled and mashed 1 large egg 3 very ripe bananas, mashed 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup coconut sugar 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. ground cinnamon 1/8 tsp. cardamom 1/8 tsp. nutmeg 1/2 tsp. fine salt 1 cup chocolate chips, divided
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F.
  2. Add all the ingredients into a mixing bowl, reserving 1/4 of the chocolate chips. Mix well.
  3. Pour the batter into a banana bread loaf pan and top with the remaining chocolate chips.
  4. Place in the oven to cook for 1 hour and 10 minutes, or until the center is cooked through. Let it cool, then slice and enjoy!

Beverage Pairing: Enjoy with coffee or hot chocolate for a decadent tasting treat.

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Did You Know?

In addition to using avocados in baking as a smart substitution for butter and shortening, California Avocados are wonderful in other desserts like avocado pie, avocado mousse and avocado ice cream.

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados

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