Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Your whole family will love this nutty Peanut Butter Banana Bread made with bananas, peanut butter and chocolate. Makes a great snack or breakfast or even dessert (ice cream topped peanut butter banana bread anyone?).

Peanut Butter Banana Bread - a protein packed and delicious snack! This take on classic banana bread will soon become your favorite quick bread recipe!

This peanut butter banana bread recipe is loosely based off of a recipe I shared a couple of years ago for Sour Cream Banana Muffins. It got a nice creamy and fluffy texture, and the chocolate and peanut butter chips add another level of texture and flavor. It really is amazing! Plus it’s a quick bread which means no waiting for dough to rise. You have delicious warm, sweet bread in just over an hour!

Peanut Butter Banana Bread - a protein packed and delicious snack! This take on classic banana bread will soon become your favorite quick bread recipe!

I enjoyed a slice with peanut butter spread on it with my coffee each morning for a week. You could spread it with Nutella, or even just enjoy it by itself.

Peanut Butter Banana Bread - a protein packed and delicious snack! This take on classic banana bread will soon become your favorite quick bread recipe!

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Peanut Butter Banana Bread - a protein packed and delicious snack! This take on classic banana bread will soon become your favorite quick bread recipe!

Peanut Butter Banana Bread

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Servings 10 -12 slices

Ingredients
  

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup 1 stick butter, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup of your favorite peanut butter
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2-3 medium ripe bananas, mashed with a fork (about 1 cup - 1 ½ cups)
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter chips
  • Extra peanut butter and chocolate chips for garnish

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a 8-9 inch loaf pan with parchment or spray with cooking spray.
  • In a medium sized bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  • In a stand mixer with the paddle attachment (or by hand), beat on the butter and peanut butter until creamy and combined. Add sugar and beat on high until light and fluffy; 1-2 minutes. Add eggs and vanilla and beat on medium speed until well combined.
  • Gently stir in flour mixture, just until combined. Gently fold in bananas, just until combined, then chocolate and peanut butter chips.
  • Pour batter into the prepared loaf pan. Top with additional chips, if desired.
  • Bake in the preheated 350 degree oven for 50-60, or until sides pull away from the pan and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Cool completely in the loaf pan on a wire rack. Slice and serve. Store in a sealable plastic bag for 4-5 days.

Peanut Butter Banana Bread - a protein packed and delicious snack! This take on classic banana bread will soon become your favorite quick bread recipe!

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Peanut Butter Banana Bread - a protein packed and delicious snack! This take on classic banana bread will soon become your favorite quick bread recipe!

Kristin Maxwell

Kristin Maxwell is the creator and main recipe developer, writer, and photographer of Yellow Bliss Road. A self-taught cook and self-appointed foodie, she specializes in easy, flavorful and approachable recipes for any home cook.

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