Banana Chocolate Chip Brownies

Author: Canadian Living

Bananas along with bittersweet and unsweetened chocolate take these dense chocolate brownies to the next dimension of deliciousness.

  • Portion size 16 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: February 2004

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 4 oz bittersweet chocolate chopped
  • 4 oz semisweet chocolate chopped
  • 2 oz unsweetened chocolate chopped
  • 3/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup mashed banana
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 16 banana chips

Method

Line bottom and sides of 8-inch (2 L) square metal cake pan with parchment paper; set aside.

In saucepan, melt together butter and bittersweet and unsweetened chocolates over medium heat; let cool for 10 minutes. Whisk in sugar.

In bowl, whisk eggs, banana and vanilla; whisk into chocolate mixture in 2 additions. In bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder and salt ; stir into saucepan just until combined. Scrape into prepared pan.

Bake in centre of 350°F (180°C) oven until cake tester inserted in centre comes out with a few moist crumbs clinging, about 35 minutes. Transfer to rack. Sprinkle with chocolate chips and let stand for 5 minutes; spread to cover top. With tip of knife, score into 16 squares; top each with banana chip. Let cool. (Make-ahead: Store in airtight container for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 2 weeks.)

Nutritional facts <b>Per square:</b> about

  • Sodium 64 mg
  • Protein 3 g
  • Calories 225.0
  • Total fat 12 g
  • Cholesterol 35 mg
  • Saturated fat 7 g
  • Total carbohydrate 29 g

%RDI

  • Iron 8.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 7.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 2.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 5.0
  • Vitamin C 2.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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