Friday, January 16, 2015

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Streusel Banana Bread

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Streusel Banana Bread..Amazing moist, tender banana bread, then topped with a chocolate chip streusel. Imagine a banana bread with peanut butter, banana's and chocolate chips. This recipe just tops off any banana bread, every bite you get a moist banana bread topped with a crumbly amazing streusel with chocolate chips. All those ingredients are just the perfect combination to make an amazing Chocolate Chip Banana Bread. Perfect for breakfast, snack, dessert. A slice of heaven for any time of the day.  Can it get any better, nope..I love it..

  • ¼ cup butter, softened 
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 bananas, mashed
  • 2 eggs
  • ⅓ cup milk or plain yogurt 
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour or you can use all purpose flour
  • ¾ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp cinnamon

  • Streusel Topping Ingredients:
  • ¼ cup smooth peanut butter 
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup all purpose or whole wheat flour 
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • ¼ cup chocolate chips
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease an 8x5" loaf pan.
  2. In a large mixing bowl or stand mixer , beat butter and sugar until creamy, about 2-3 minutes. Stir in bananas, eggs, milk and vanilla until combined.
  3. Add flours, baking soda, salt and cinnamon and stir until just combined. Spread into loaf pan and set aside.
  4. For The Streusel Topping: In a medium bowl, combine peanut butter, sugar, and flour. Add just enough oil to make it crumbly like a streusel (I use my hands, or pastry cutter) Stir in chocolate chips.
  5. Sprinkle evenly on top of batter in loaf pan and press down gently.
  6. Bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour, or until a toothpick comes out clean.

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