Banana Peanut Butter Bread

Chocolate peanut butter cups are the crowning touch of this quick bread! No one will be able to resist a sweet slice.

Yield

12 servings

Ingredients

3/4 cup granulated (white) sugar
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
2 eggs
2 tablespoons milk
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup mashed ripe bananas (2 large)
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 (1.5 ounce) packages chocolate covered peanut butter candy cups, cut into small pieces

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°F (177°C). Grease the bottom of a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan with Pan Release or baking spray with flour.

In large bowl with electric mixer, beat sugar and butter on medium speed until creamy.

Add eggs, milk, vanilla and bananas. Beat about 30 seconds or until well blended. Add all remaining ingredients except candy. Mix just until moistened. Reserve 2 tablespoons cut up candy. With spoon, fold in remaining candy. Pour into pan.

Bake for 1 hour to 1 hour 10 minutes or until toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Remove from pan to wire cooling rack. Finely chop the reserved 2 tablespoons candy; sprinkle on warm bread. Cool completely, about 2 hours.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Bake Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Cool Time: 2 hours 10 minutes
Total Time: 3 hours 40 minutes

Additional Information

For the best flavor, use bananas that have lots of brown specks on the skin, and are slightly soft.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving: Calories 300 (Calories from Fat 120), Total Fat 13 g; (Saturated Fat 7 g, Trans Fat 0 g), Cholesterol 55 mg; Sodium 320 mg; Total Carbohydrate 41 g (Dietary Fiber 2 g, Sugars 22 g; Protein 5 g; Exchanges: 1 1/2 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 2 1/2 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices: 3

Recipe Courtesy Of

Betty Crocker

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