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Guilt-Free Peanut Butter Banana Bread

Guilt-Free Peanut Butter Banana Bread

The texture and flavor of this bread is incredible- moist interior with a crunchy top, bursting with sweet banana flavor and subtle peanut butter and cinnamon sweetness.  Despite it tasting like a naughty treat, you can indulge guilt-free!  

What (your ingredients):

3 ripe bananas

1 egg*

1 tsp vanilla extract

3 tablespoons melted coconut oil

1 ½ cups spelt flour

½ teaspoon baking soda

2 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon cinnamon

2 tablespoons Peanut Butter & Co’s MIGHTY NUT Vanilla Powdered Peanut Butter

1/3 cup raisins

How (your directions):

Preheat oven to 350° F.  Grease loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray.

In a large bowl, mash bananas thoroughly until smooth.

Whisk in egg, vanilla extract, and coconut oil.

In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, vanilla powdered PB, and raisins.

Add dry ingredients to large bowl of wet ingredients and stir with spatula until combined.

Pour batter into greased loaf pan and bake for 40-45 minutes. 

Allow to cool for 10 minutes before digging in (I know, patience!).

Delicious for up to a week! 

Toast with butter and enjoy as an afternoon pick me up, or as a balanced breakfast :)

Why (the science):  Ripe bananas are incredibly sweet, allowing this recipe to taste like it's loaded with cups of sugar like traditional breakfast loaves!  Not to mention that powdered peanut butter delivers 90% less fat than regular peanut butter.  Go for that second slice ;)

*Can be made vegan by substituting with a flax egg

 

 

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