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Peanut Butter Banana Bread

This easy banana bread recipe is loaded with peanut butter flavor! Enjoy a slice with extra peanut butter or a drizzle of honey.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: peanut butter banana bread
Servings: 12
Calories: 227kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup mashed brown bananas you will need 3 large brown bananas
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter melted and slightly cooled
  • 3/4 cup  packed light brown sugar
  • 1 large egg at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Grease a 9x5-inch loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, mash the ripe bananas with a fork. Add the peanut butter and melted butter and stir until combined. Stir in the brown sugar, egg, and vanilla extract. Stir until smooth.
  • Stir the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients, don’t over mix.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake for 50-65 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the bread comes out clean. Check the bread at 50 minutes, just to be safe. Oven times vary.
  • Remove the pan from the oven and set on a wire cooling rack. Let the bread cool in the pan for 10 minutes. Run a knife around the edges of the bread and carefully remove from the pan. Let the bread cool on the wire cooling rack until slightly warm. Cut into slices and serve.Note-the bread will keep on the counter, wrapped in plastic wrap, for up to 3 days. This bread also freezes well. To freeze, cool the bread completely and wrap in plastic wrap and place in a freezer bag. Freeze for up to 1 month. Defrost before slicing.

Nutrition

Calories: 227kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 247mg | Potassium: 155mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 145IU | Vitamin C: 1.1mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 1.1mg