Peanut, peanut butter and banana bread

Description

A delicious sweet bread that can be served as dessert or snack.

Ingredients

2 c flour (all purpose wheat flour)
1⁄2 t salt
1⁄2 c shortening
1 c peanut butter (smooth)
2⁄3 c brown sugar (light brown sugar)
2 egg (large)
2 bananas (ripe, peeled and cut into chunks)
1⁄2 c peanuts (dry roasted unsalted peanuts, crushed)
  cooking oil (vegetable oil or cooking spray to grease the pan)

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F and grease the loaf pan. Set aside.
  2. Sift together the flour, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl.
  3. Mash the bananas and mix them with the lemon juice to prevent discoloration. Set asie.
  4. In a large bowl, beat the shortening, peanut butter, and brown sugar together until the mixture is smooth and creamy.
  5. Add the eggs to the peanut butter mixture and continue beating until well blended.
  6. Add the sifted flour to the peanut butter mixture and combine just until moistened.
  7. Mix in the bananas and vanilla. Fold in the peanuts.
  8. Pour the batter into the greased loaf pan.
  9. Bake the loaf on the middle rack for 1 hour and 15 minutes, or until done.
  10. Remove the pan from the oven and cool 20-25 minutes on the wire rack before removing from pan.

Notes

If there is no food processor, it is not difficult to mix the shortening and peanut butter with a wooden spoon.

Yield
1 loaf
Preparation time
20
Cooking time
70
Total time
1 hour, 30 minutes