Here's a perfect idea for treating your family or gifting to your friends at the holidays. This delicious Christmas fruit bread recipe features bits of fruit paired with HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Mildly Sweet Chocolate Chips. Dop with a delightful chocolate drizzle and enjoy.
Heat oven to 350°F. Grease two 8x4x4-inch loaf baking pans.
Beat butter and sugar in large bowl until light and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well. Stir together flour, baking soda and salt; add alternately with mashed banana to butter mixture, blending well. Stir in orange segments, chocolate chips, dates and cherries. Divide batter evenly between prepared pans.
Bake 40 to 50 minutes or until golden brown. Cool; remove from pans. Drizzle tops of loaves with Chocolate Drizzle. Store tightly wrapped.
Chocolate Drizzle: Combine 1/2 cup HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips and 2 tablespoons whipping cream in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at medium (50%) 30 seconds; stir. If necessary, microwave at medium an additional 15 seconds; stir until chips are melted and smooth when stirred. About 1/2 cup drizzle.
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