Peanut Butter 'n' Banana Bread You can't go wrong blending peanut butter with chocolate and bananas. Peanut butter lovers will go nuts for the combo of flavors in this moist quick bread. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Updated on October 12, 2012 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 30 mins Bake Time: 50 mins Total Time: 30 mins Servings: 24 Yield: 2 loaves Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 2 ½ cup all-purpose flour ½ cup granulated sugar ½ cup packed brown sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder ¾ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 ripe large bananas, mashed (1 cup) 1 cup milk ¾ cup chunky peanut butter 3 tablespoon cooking oil 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 egg, slightly beaten 1 cup milk chocolate pieces Finely chopped peanuts (optional) Miniature semisweet chocolate pieces (optional) Peanut Butter Frosting 3 tablespoon chunky peanut butter 2 tablespoon margarine or butter 1 cup sifted powdered sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 tablespoon milk Directions 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 until combined. Stir in chocolate pieces. Pour batter into two greased and floured 8x4x2-inch loaf pans. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 50 to 55 minutes or until wooden toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool in pans for 10 minutes. 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 finely chopped peanuts and miniature semisweet chocolate pieces. Slice to serve. Makes 2 loaves (24 slices). Peanut Butter Frosting In a small saucepan melt chunky peanut butter and margarine or butter. Remove from heat; stir in sifted powdered sugar and vanilla. Stir in milk. Add more milk, if necessary, until of spreading consistency. Makes about 1/2 cup. Place foil-wrapped bread in freezer containers or plastic freezer bags. Seal, label, and freeze up to 1 month. Thaw overnight in refrigerator or for 4 hours at room temperature before serving. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 235 Calories 10g Fat 33g Carbs 5g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 24 Calories 235 % Daily Value * Total Fat 10g 13% Saturated Fat 4g 20% Cholesterol 10mg 3% Sodium 190mg 8% Total Carbohydrate 33g 12% Protein 5g Vitamin C 1.2mg 6% Calcium 70.7mg 5% Iron 1.3mg 7% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.