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Peanut Butter Banana Bread

 Peanut Butter Banana Bread
Bananas and chunky peanut butter complement each other in this quick bread, which bakes to a beautiful golden brown. It's a fun change of pace from typical banana breads.
8 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 70 min. + cooling


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup chunky peanut butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup mashed ripe banana (about 2 medium)
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda


  • In a large bowl, cream the butter, peanut butter and sugar until
  • light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each
  • addition. Beat in bananas. Combine the flour, salt and baking soda;
  • add to creamed mixture.
  • Transfer to a greased 9-in. x 5-in. loaf ban. Bake at 350° for
  • 70-75 minutes or until toothpick inserted near the center comes out
  • clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack
  • to cool completely. Yield: 1 loaf (8 slices).
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 slice) equals 497 calories, 25 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 84 mg cholesterol, 702 mg sodium, 61 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 11 g protein.