Peanut Butter Banana Holiday Bread

Peanut Butter Banana Holiday Bread

Peanut Butter Banana Holiday Bread – Makes 2 loaves From the National Peanut Board and International…

Peanut Butter Banana Holiday Bread Makes 2 loaves

From the National Peanut Board and International Banana Association – visitwww.eatmorebananas.com  andwww.nationalpeanutboard.org

Ingredients:

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)

Method:

Combine flours, peanuts, wheat germ, cinnamon, baking soda and salt in medium

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 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 when cool.

Nutrition Per Serving: 277 calories, 13g fat (2g sat.), 35mg cholesterol, 228mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate, 7g protein.