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Discussion Starter #1
<DIV>Chocolate Banana Nut Bread</DIV>
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<DIV>1 cup mashed bananas, about 2</DIV>
<DIV>11/2 cups flour</DIV>
<DIV>11/2 cups sugar</DIV>
<DIV>6 Tbs. cocoa</DIV>
<DIV>1 tsp. baking soda</DIV>
<DIV>1/2 tsp. salt</DIV>
<DIV>1/4 tsp. baking powder</DIV>
<DIV>2 eggs</DIV>
<DIV>1/2 cup oil</DIV>
<DIV>1/3 cup chopped nuts</DIV>
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<DIV>Heat oven to 350. </DIV>
<DIV>Grease bottom of loaf pan. </DIV>
<DIV>Mash bananas; mix dry ingredients. </DIV>
<DIV>Add eggs, oil, bananas and nuts; stir until blended. </DIV>
<DIV>Bake 55-60 minutes. </DIV>
<DIV>Cool in pan 10 minutes before removing. </DIV>
<DIV>Cool before slicing.</DIV>
<DIV>Freezes well</DIV>

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Discussion Starter #2
Brownie Bottom Cheesecake

Brownie Bottom:

1 stick butter
1 C. Sugar
4 squares Unsweetened Chocolate
2 eggs
1/4 C. milk
1 tsp. vanilla
1 C. flour
1/2 tsp. salt

3 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese
3/4 C. sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
3 eggs
1/2 C. sour cream

Prepare Brownie bottom:

Melt butter and chocolate in a heavy pan over low heat, stirring
constantly, cool.
Add sugar and eggs, 1 at a time; mix until blended after
each addition.
Blend in milk and vanilla.
Stir in combines flour and salt, mixing until just blended.
Spoon into a greased and floured 9x3-inch springform pan, spreading evenly.
Bake 25 minutes at 350° F. degrees.

Prepare Cheesecake:

Beat cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla at medium speed with an electric mixer until well blended.
Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing at low speed after each addition until well blended.
Blend in sour cream, and pour over brownie bottom.
Bake at 350° F. 55 to 60 minutes or until center is almost set.
Cool before removing from rim of pan.
Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.
Let stand 30 minutes at room temperature before serving

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They both sound yummy - thanks! :chef2:
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