Nana's Peanut Butter Banana Bread

Nana's Peanut Butter Banana Bread

A moist & delicious peanutty banana bread that's also gluten free and dairy free!

Servings 4 small loaves

Ingredients

  • 1/2 stick butter, softened (4 oz.)
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup crunchy peanut butter, Smucker’s Natural brand (Other brands not oily enough)
  • 2 1/2 ripe bananas, mashed (2 1/2 lg bananas mashed = 1 c.)
  • 3 eggs, well beaten
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla/butternut flavoring (McCormick's)
  • 1 1/4 cups gluten free flour (I used "1 to 1 Bob’s Red Mill")
  • 3 ounces almond milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease the loaf pans and line them with wax paper. This recipe makes 1 large loaf, two medium sized loaves, or four small loaves of banana bread.

  2. Cream butter & sugar. Add Smucker’s crunchy peanut butter, mix; add mashed bananas, mix. Add eggs + vanilla/butternut flavoring, mix; add milk. Add the gluten free flour, then add 1/4 tsp. salt, 1 tsp. soda, 1 tsp. xanthan gum, and 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder; mix. Pour the batter into four small sized *loaf pans greased and lined with wax paper. Bake 50 minutes at 350 degrees ‘til a straw comes out clean. *If you use medium sized loaf pans, you may need to add additional baking time.