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peanut butter banana bread

Recipe by
Amy H.
Detroit, MI

I love a peanut butter and banana sandwich and this bread takes that flavor to the next level. Good enough to serve as a dessert or fantastic with an ice cold glass of milk for an after school snack! So good!

yield 2 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For peanut butter banana bread

  • 1/2 c
    chunky peanut butter
  • 3
    ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1 c
  • 2 lg
  • 1/2 c
    butter, melted and cooled
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    creamy peanut butter
  • 1 c
    powdered sugar
  • salt, to taste
  • 1/3 c
    milk or water

How To Make peanut butter banana bread

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • 2
    Grease and flour two 8x4 inch loaf pans.
  • 3
    To make the bread, mix the peanut butter with the bananas, sugar, and eggs in a large mixing bowl and slowly add in the melted butter. Then beat in the sour cream and vanilla extract.
  • 4
    In another bowl, sift together the flour, baking soda, and salt.
  • 5
    Fold the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until just mixed.
  • 6
    Divide between the two prepared loaf pans.
  • 7
    Bake for 50-60 minutes at 325 degrees F or until toothpick comes out clean when inserted into the center.
  • 8
    Let cool in pan for 10 minutes then turn out onto rack to finish cooling.
  • 9
    Meanwhile, make the glaze. Beat together the peanut butter, powdered sugar, salt, and milk until a smooth icing is formed.
  • 10
    When the breads are completely cooled, place them onto individual plates and divide the icing between each loaf, pouring over the tops of each until both are completely covered.
  • 11
    When icing has set, slice and enjoy!