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Banana Loaf with peanut butter jar
15Total Time
10Prep Time
55Bake Time

Peanut Butter Banana Bread

3 Reviews

  • Vegetarian

About the bake

Our friends at Proper Nutty have shared this wonderful peanut butter banana bread recipe with us. This is a great way to use up any over-ripe bananas. A slice (or two!) of this loaf is delicious with a cup of tea or coffee or as a treat added to lunchboxes.

15Total Time
10Prep Time
55Bake Time


  1. Step 1:

    Preheat oven to 160ºc fan/ 180ºC.

  2. Step 2:

    Line a 900g/2lb loaf tin (approx. 8x4” / 9x5") with baking paper.

  3. Step 3:

    Beat the butter & sugar until pale & fluffy.

  4. Step 4:

    Gradually add the eggs, mixing well.

  5. Step 5:

    Add the mashed bananas, peanut butter & vanilla extract and mix.

  6. Step 6:

    Fold in the flour & baking powder until just mixed.

  7. Step 7:

    Pour the mixture into prepared tin & smooth the top.

  8. Step 8:

    If using, push the sliced banana halves lightly into top of the mixture, sprinkle them with a little sugar.

  9. Step 9:

    Bake for 50-60 mins or until an inserted skewer comes out clean.

  10. Step 10:

    Allow to cool before cutting into slices.


  • For the Loaf

    • 100g Unsalted butter (softened)
    • 150g Billington's Unrefined Golden Caster Sugar
    • 2 Medium eggs
    • 140g Proper Nutty peanut butter
    • 2 Bananas (very ripe)
    • 1 tsp Nielsen-Massey Vanilla Extract
    • 150g Allinson's plain white flour
    • 100g Allinson's plain wholemeal flour
    • 1 tsp Baking powder
    • 1 Banana (sliced length ways)


  • 2lb loaf tin
  • Mixing bowl

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