PEANUT BUTTER 'N' BANANA BREAD

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

Another wonderful recipe from my late daughter-in-law's files. This one sounds positively decadent!
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Serves:

Makes 2 loaves (24 slices)

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

55 Min

Ingredients

2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
granulated sugar
1/2 c
packed brown sugar
1 Tbsp
baking powder
3/4 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
cinnamon, ground
2 large
ripe bananas, mashed (1 cup)
1 c
milk
3/4 c
chunky peanut butter
3 Tbsp
cooking oil
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1
egg, slightly beaten
1 pkg
(6 oz.) milk chocolate pieces (1 cup)
1
recipe peanut butter frosting

PEANUT BUTTER FROSTING

3 Tbsp
chunky peanut butter
2 Tbsp
butter
1 c
powdered sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 Tbsp
milk

Directions Step-By-Step

1
FOR THE BREAD: In a large mixing bowl stir together flour, sugars, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon. In another bowl, combine mashed bananas, milk, peanut butter, oil, vanilla, and egg. Add to flour mixture, stirring just till combined. Stir in chocolate pieces.
2
Pour batter into two greased 8x4x2-inch loaf pans. Bake in a preheated 350-degree oven for 50 to 55 minutes or till wooden toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool in pans for 10 minutes.
3
Remove from pans; cool thoroughly on a wire rack. Wrap and store overnight before serving. To serve, frost with Peanut Butter Frosting. If desired, top with crushed peanuts and miniature semisweet chocolate pieces. Slice to serve.
4
FOR THE FROSTING: In a small saucepan melt 3 Tbsp. chunky peanut butter and 2 Tbsp. butter. Remove from heat; stir in 1 cup powdered sugar and 1 tsp. vanilla. Stir in 1 Tbsp. milk. Add more milk, if necessary, till of spreading consistency. Makes about 1/2 cup.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy