Rating: 4.5 stars
65 Ratings
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  • 3 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 9
  • 5 star values: 51

Peanut butter is whipped into the basic recipe for a moist banana bread with a hint of nutty flavor. A small amount of chopped roasted peanuts offers delightfully surprising crunch.

Maureen Callahan
Recipe by Cooking Light October 2010

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Recipe Summary

hands-on:
18 mins
total:
1 hr 33 mins
Yield:
16 servings (serving size: 1 slice)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°.

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  • To prepare bread, combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed. Add granulated and brown sugars; beat until blended.

  • Weigh or lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour and next 5 ingredients (through allspice) in a small bowl. Add flour mixture to banana mixture; beat just until blended. Stir in nuts. Pour batter into a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 1 hour and 5 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from oven; cool 10 minutes in pan on a wire rack. Remove bread from pan; cool.

  • To prepare glaze, combine powdered sugar, milk, and 1 tablespoon peanut butter in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk. Drizzle glaze over bread.

Nutrition Facts

198 calories; fat 7.4g; saturated fat 2.3g; mono fat 2.7g; poly fat 1.8g; protein 4.7g; carbohydrates 29.7g; fiber 1.9g; cholesterol 28mg; iron 1.1mg; sodium 200mg; calcium 27mg.
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