Peanut Butter Banana Bread

slices of cake with tiny bits of peanuts and a cup of coffe on the side.

1 hour

Serving Size: 2.2 ounces (1 slice)



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)


In a medium bowl, combine flours, peanuts, wheat germ, cinnamon, baking soda and salt. Beat eggs in large bowl. Add sugar; beat until creamy. Add peanut butter, oil and vanilla; beat well. Add banana, beat 1 minute. Stir in dry ingredients until blended.

Spray two 9X5X3-inch loaf pans with non-stick cooking spray. Divide batter equally between pans; tap on counter to settle batter. Bake at 375°F for 55 to 65 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 minutes. Turn out onto rack; cool completely. Slice 32 slices when cool.

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

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