Cocoa-Nana Bread - Tuesdays with Dorie

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Cocoa-Nana Bread - Tuesdays with Dorie
For this week's Tuesdays with Dorie selection, Steph of Obsessed with Baking chose Cocoa-Nana Bread on page 46 of Dorie's book, Baking: From My Home to Yours.

Speaking of Dorie Greenspan, she announced exciting news! Dorie and her son Josh are opening a pop-up store COOKIEBAR!
It's in New York from Monday, February 8 until Saturday, February 13. If you are in New York, pick up some cookies for me, okay? ;)

Cocoa-Nana Bread - Tuesdays with Dorie
Of course, I made it into a small 6-cup Bundt and a couple mini loaves. If it can fit into a Bundt, I'm going to make it.

Cocoa-Nana Bread - Tuesdays with Dorie
I made this as soon as the January recipes were announced, and have no memory of it! This is why I take I can remember a few things in my life. :) I don't remember it knocking my socks off, so I think I'll stick to regular banana bread or banana bread with chocolate chips if I want some chocolate.

Be sure to check out the other Tuesdays with Dorie bakers!

Steph's blog: Obsessed with Baking
Dorie's book, Baking: From My Home to Yours, page 46
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Snooky doodle said... [Reply to comment]

this looks so chocolatey. want to try it too. Nice bundt :)

Jennifer said... [Reply to comment]

Your bundt is beautiful, but those mini loaves are just precious!!!!!!

NikiTheo said... [Reply to comment]

I love bundt cakes, and as often as possible, I try to turn every cake into one. I love that you did it here too!

Jessica said... [Reply to comment]

I really like your paper loaf pans -- those are fabulous. Of course, the bundt is wonderful, too! Sorry this didn't knock your socks off. I made it, but I don't like bananas, so I have no clue how it tasted.

Hindy said... [Reply to comment]

I hoped you'd make a bundt. Your photos always inspired me.

erin said... [Reply to comment]

I love the bundt look! I will have to try that on my next quick bread adventure.

Steph said... [Reply to comment]

Your mini loaves are so pretty! Thanks for baking along Mary!

Unknown said... [Reply to comment]

I think this one was begging to be bundt-ed. It looks delicious and chocolatey, but I like banana things to taste like banana, myself. And how exciting about Dorie's cookiebar...

Bella Baker said... [Reply to comment]

looks great, even if you can't remember it!! Both the bundt and the mini loaves really look spectacular. I really enjoyed this one!

Mary Ann said... [Reply to comment]

Cute mini bundt! I love it.
Aren't you so jealous that you can't go to Dorie's little cookie shop?
Great job!

DailyChef said... [Reply to comment]

I'm going to be in New York this summer, and can't wait to check out the cookiebar! I'll try to remember to take some pictures :)

Federica Simoni said... [Reply to comment]

wow come sempre una meraviglia deliziosa!

spike. said... [Reply to comment]

i like the bundt variety! Wish I were in NYC for Dorie's cookies

Jodie said... [Reply to comment]

Cute little loaves!

Sook said... [Reply to comment]

Oh that looks so moist and rich! I love the look of the mini loaves. They are so cute.

Susan said... [Reply to comment]

Looks great. Beautiful photos. I almost made this in the bundt pan I used for the lemon walnut sour cream pound cake, but went with the loaf pan instead. Hubby liked it. Me? Not so much.

Teanna said... [Reply to comment]

I am going to go to that store every day that it is open! I can't WAIT! The cake looks GREAT!

Carol Peterman/TableFare said... [Reply to comment]

This is perfect bundt material. I'll have to remember that for next time. This one clicked with me in a big way. I really want more now.

CB said... [Reply to comment]

Wait wait. You like bundt cakes? NO WAY! hehe. Bummer it wasn't very memorable then again it did have bananas so I can see why it wouldn't be. Then again that could be from my banana bias. ;)

Linda said... [Reply to comment]

I like your bundt, but love your cute lil mini-loaves!

We need to concoct an excuse (and find the $$) to fly to NYC to eat Dorie's cookies! :)

Katrina said... [Reply to comment]

I'm just so shocked that you made a bundt! ;)
Love me some banana cake, that banana bundt you picked was the bomb, this choco/nana bread, wasn't the greatest. And yes, I'd love to try the Dorie cookies in NYC, too!

Unknown said... [Reply to comment]

Love all of your photos Mary! This one didn't wow me either. I made muffins and they were ok, but not among my favorite TWD recipes.

mike said... [Reply to comment]

Those mini liners are wonderful - and your Cocoa-Nana Bundt is (as usual) a bundt beauty - even though your memory is lacking! Everything tastes and looks great with a little dusting of powdered sugar, don't you think? Nicely done!

Deeba PAB said... [Reply to comment]

Love them...the big & the small!! Yum!!

vibi said... [Reply to comment]

Hey! Long time no see ...b-day mate!

Love both versions, I see the bundt is still not out of your system! And I looooove those mini loaf paper... so French! LOL LOL

Beautiful Mary!

Anna M. said... [Reply to comment]

i need to invest in a bundt cake pan..i keep meaning too and just never buy it. It looks so lovely and delicious..again! Yeah, I will stick to the banana bread with chocolate chips especially if it didn't really impress you that much :)

Gina said... [Reply to comment]

This is unrelated to your post, but it's bundty so I figured it qualified. Did you see this post?

That Nordic Ware cathedral bundt cake pan is so awesome!

Eliana said... [Reply to comment]

Beautiful Bundt, as always. And thanks for sharing the info about the pop-up store. It's going to be walking distance from my office so I will definitely be there once or twice or three times. hehe

Chef Aimee said... [Reply to comment]

I really like the mini loaf idea!

Amy of Sing For Your Supper said... [Reply to comment]

Great looking mini loaves and bundt! And how exciting about Dorie's cookie bar!!!


Pamela said... [Reply to comment]

Thank goodness for cameras! Sometimes I look at my food pics and try to remember how I felt about the food. Too funny! Love that little bundt.

baby crib said... [Reply to comment]

Your bundt looks so pretty and I like the coco and banana combination. This is something new to get busy with.

Paula said... [Reply to comment]

This recipe definitely had the texture for the bundt pan. Nice with the powdered sugar too.

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