Nora B. posted this atÂ http://lifesmorgasbord.blogspot.com
“I have no idea why this recipe is associated with Willie Nelson. I got it from a friend in San Fransisco and she’s not sure either if Willie ever made this bread or if it really was some kind of famous secret recipe…”
Willie Nelson’s â€œFamousâ€ Banana Choc Bread
3 really ripe bananas, mashed
2 large eggs
1 Â¼ cup flour
Â¼ cup cocoa powder
1 cup sugar (mix of white & brown sugars to make about 1 cup)
1 tsp baking soda
Â¼ tsp baking powder
Â¼ tsp salt
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
2 tsp ground cinnamon
1 cup chocolate chips (white &semi-sweet)
topping: extra brown sugar
1.Â Â In a large bowl, mix bananas with eggs and stir till well combined. Place your sifter containing the flour, sugar, baking soda & powder, salt, vanilla, and cinnamon above the bowl, sift, and mix well. Briefly stir through 3/4 cup of the chocolate chips into the batter. Do not over-mix.
2.Â Â Pour batter into a non-stick cake/loaf pan. I used a round 8â€ springform pan. Sprinkle with the extra brown sugar and the remaining chocolate chips.
3.Â Â Bake at 180 degrees C for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into cake comes out clean. Place pan on a wire rack for at least 15 minutes to cool before removing the cake from the pan and serving.