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Peanut Butter Banana Bread

Peanut Butter Banana Bread

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup peanuts, chopped
  • 1/4 cup wheat germ
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 eggs, room temperature
  • 2 1/3 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups coarsely mashed bananas (about 3-4)

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl, combine flours, peanuts, wheat germ, cinnamon, baking soda and salt.
  2. Beat eggs in large bowl. Add sugar; beat until creamy. Add peanut butter, oil and vanilla extract; beat well. Add banana, beat 1 minute.
  3. Stir in dry ingredients until blended.
  4. Spray two 9 x 5 x 3-inch loaf pans with non-stick cooking spray.
  5. Divide batter equally between pans; tap on counter to settle batter.
  6. Bake at 375 degrees F for 55 to 65 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
  7. Cool in pans for 10 minutes.
  8. Turn out onto rack; cool completely.
  9. Slice 32 slices when cool.

Start to finish: 1 hr | Serving Size: 2.2 ounces (1 slice)

Nutrition information per serving: Calories: 212 Calories from Fat: 81 Fat: 9g Trans fats: 0g Cholesterol: 23mg Carbohydrate: 29g Protein: 5g Fiber: 2g Sodium: 253mg

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): National Peanut Board