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Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Bread

The classic flavor combination of chocolate and peanut butter create a truly special banana bread. This Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Bread is a fun twist from the classic.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Bread, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2 loaves


  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 3 very ripe bananas, mashed
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup light sour cream
  • 1 cup mini semisweet chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease two 9- x 5-inch loaf pans with non-stick cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, cream together butter, sugar, eggs, and peanut butter with an electric hand mixer until creamy and well combined. Beat in mashed bananas and vanilla. Add flour, baking soda and cocoa; and mix with a wooden spoon until just combined. Mix in sour cream and chocolate chips. Divide batter between prepared pans.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into center of a loaf comes out clean.
  • For mini muffins: Fill greased mini muffin cups about 3/4 full with batter. Bake at 350 for 15 minutes or till toothpick inserted into center of muffin comes out clean. Half the batter will yield 36 mini muffins.