Triple Chocolate Banana Bread

Bread

1 1/2 c flour
1/2 c cocoa powder
1 t baking soda
1/2 t baking powder
1/2 c butter (can sub oil for a moister cake)
1/4 c brown sugar
1/2 c sugar
2 eggs
4 small bananas, mashed (approx 1 1/3 c)
1/2 c chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease and flour a 9 x 5″ loaf pan. Combine flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and baking powder in a large bowl. Set aside. Cream butter and sugars together until fluffy. Stir in eggs and bananas. Add banana mix and chocolate chips to flour mix. Stir just until combined. Bake 50 – 60 min or until a toothpick comes out clean. Drizzle topping over bread when cooled a little.

Topping

1/4 c half & half
2 T brown sugar, packed
1 t butter
1/2 t vanilla
6 T chocolate chips

Heat half & half and brown sugar over medium heat until brown sugar has dissolved and tiny bubbles start to form on the edges. Stir in vanilla and butter until melted and turn off heat. Add chocolate chips and do not stir, let sit 2 – 3 min. Whisk chocolate chips until smooth.

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