1 1/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter softened
1 1/2 cup very ripe bananas (3-4)
1/2 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350° Grease bread pans on all sides to ensure easy removal!
Mix butter, sugar and vanilla together thoroughly.
Blend in eggs and mix very well.
Blend bananas into mixture.
Add buttermilk and mix well.
Add baking soda and salt
Add flour 1/2 cup at a time mixing throughly.
Add chocolate chips.
Pour batter into pans either 1/2 or 2/3 full.
Bake at 350° for 60 minutes (may need to adjust cooking times depending on loaf pan size)
**I use my Kitchenaid mixer for everything except the chocolate chips. I hand blend these in**