Lately I've been buying bananas as usual, but since it's summertime, I end up getting berries and other fruits, too. Since the others are more seasonal, I end up neglecting the bananas, which end up over-ripening. So I do with them what anyone else would do: make banana bread. But I didn't want to make the some ol' banana bread, so I wondered if I could make peanut butter banana bread. And yes, you can.
I found this recipe on All Recipes, and it is delicious! (The batter is very yummy, too, if you're not too afraid of the salmonella risk. I have a strong immune system, so I just go for it!).
- ½ cup butter softened
- 1 cup white sugar
- 2 eggs
- ½ cup peanut butter
- 2 bananas, mashed
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- ½ cup chopped walnuts
- Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Lightly grease a 5x9 inch loaf pan.
- In a large mixing bowl, cream together butter and sugar. Add eggs; beat well. Stir in peanut butter, bananas, flour and baking soda until blended. Fold in walnuts. Pour into prepared pan.
- Bake at 325 degrees F for 70 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into center of the loaf comes out clean. Remove to a wire rack to cool.