I guess I'm sorta on a chocolate kick these days. Sorta by choice and sorta by these recipes that have been chosen for my Tuesdays with Dorie baking group.
This week, Steph with Obsessed with Baking chose the Cocoa-Nana Bread recipe. I was really interested to see how I would like this recipe. I'm sure I've mentioned that absolutely abhorred bananas until the beginning of last year. I mean really, I wouldn't even be in the same room as bananas.
Anyway, as a result of a 2009 resolution, I began eating bananas again. And I rather enjoy them. (I'm so mature about it now.)
According the P&Q this week we (notice I include myself) were once again fussy about this recipe. For some reason it was just so different and I think many of us weren't sure how this combo of banana and chocolate would play out.
Here are my thoughts:
I was really confused by it all. I still can’t decide if I liked it or not. I loved the chocolate flavor and the chocolate chunks. The banana hits you at the end and was very subtle. As far as being moist, it was and it wasn't. It looks like it was dry, and at first bite it felt a bit...but then the moisture from the banana would come in. Again, I am confused. :)
I think I’d rather have banana bread or chocolate pound cake. …just not sure about combining in this form. I'm pretty sure I'd never make this again. It wasn't disgusting...it just wasn't my thing.
Don't forget to check out what my Tuesday with Dorie baking friends thought: check the blogroll. And grab the recipe if you are interested on Steph's blog.
Next week: Milk Chocolate Mini Bundt Cakes (more chocolate, yay!)