Saturday, December 3, 2011

12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS GOODIES (Day 3): Reese's Peanut Butter Banana Bread

Day 3 of 12 Days of Christmas Goodies
Reese's Peanut Butter Banana Bread

Homemade Bread at Christmas time is a must. I think giving away homemade banana bread has been a long time tradition in Christmas giving. I for one will not be breaking that tradition anytime soon. Plain ole' Banana Bread just doesn't excite me much, but give it a twist or turn and a few ripe bananas on the counter and I'll try anything once. I am excited that I am now the proud owner of a mini loaf pan. Which really isn't all that mini. It bakes four-loaves of bread at one time. One for my family and three to give away. And that is exactly what we did last night. Fresh out of the oven we enjoyed a warm piece of this delicious Peanut-Butter tasting Banana Bread (I only wish I had a tall glass of milk... yes we were all out) and then I wrapped the other three loaves up and they will be given away soon!

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Reese's Peanut Butter Banana Bread
recipe found over at Cookies and Cups

1-1/2 cups of all purpose flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
3 very ripe bananas, mashed
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/4 cup oil
1 egg
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup brown sugar

Bag of Reese’s Miniature Peanut Butter Cups, cut into fourths (or use the mini Reese's Cups)
Preheat oven to 350. Spray cooking spray into your loaf pan (or mini-loaf pans). In a medium bowl whisk together your flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt, set aside. In a large bowl stir together your bananas, peanut butter, oil, egg and sugars. (I used my mixer) Pour your dry ingredients into your wet ingredients and stir until just combined.

Fold in your Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups and spread batter into prepared pan. Bake for approx 1 hour or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. (only about 45 minutes for the mini-loaf pans).

Let cool in pan for 10 minutes, then loosen the edges of the pan with a knife and remove from loaf pan, transferring bread to a cooling rack.

We will be having a linky party for the first 12 days in Decmeber. It's a BLOG HOP Party, so if you wish you can grab the blog hop code below or just link up some of your recipes with our THEME.

Here is a SNEAK PEAK of what's coming up and what's been happening.....
All the Blog Hops will be OPEN until Christmas Day (so there is plenty of time to link up)!

Day 1 - Candy Bark "Pretzel Bark"
Day 2 - Christmas Cookies "S'more Chocolate Chip Cookies"
Day 3 - Bread & Muffins "Reese's Peanut Butter Banana Bread"
Day 4 - Truffles "Egg Nog Truffles"
Day 5 - Cupcakes "Apple Pie Cupcakes"

Day 6 - Snowman "Anything SNOWMAN"
Day 7 - Fudge "Butterfinger Fudge"
Day 8 - Cake Pops or Cake Balls "Red Velvet Cake Balls - Reindeer"
Day 9 - Gifts in a Jar "Peppermint Hot Chocolate in a Jar"
Day 10 - Sugar Cookies "Swirl Sugar Cookies"
Day 11 - Homemade Candy "Peanut Butter Cups"
Day 12 - Anything Candy Cane "White Chocolate Candy Cane Pudding Cookies"

Today's Theme is BREAD & MUFFINS!
We'd love to see all the different kinds of Bread you giveaway!


  1. Looks amazing! I'm enjoying all these recipes. Thanks!

  2. What a wonderful idea! I love your blog, I'm adding it to my favorite blog list on my blog if that's alright with you!

  3. Love checking out all the themed recipes! Even someone that didnt like bananas would love your banana bread! So yummy!

  4. What a great idea, I'm always looking for new goodie recipes.

  5. What a lovely bloghop i added my recipe kruidnootjes cake
    I'm going to follow your blog!

  6. Thanks for the invite! Everything looks so good!

  7. Amazing work..Are you wondering what gift to give your mom that she will surely remember? Well one thing, you shall really aim to give the most memorable and unique gifts for moms because they are very special to us.


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