Peanut Butter Banana Bread


  • 1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3.4 ounce box vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups ripe banana, mashed (about 3 bananas)
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Peanut Butter Streusel Topping:

  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter, chilled and cut into small pieces
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Spray cooking spray on a 9×5 inch loaf pan and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl stir together flour, sugar, vanilla pudding mix, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Make a well in the center of the flour and add in eggs, bananas, vegetable oil, peanut butter and vanilla. Stir all ingredients together until blended.
  3. For streusel topping-
  4. In a small bowl combine flour, butter, brown sugar and peanut butter. Using a fork or pastry blender blend together until mixture is crumbly.
  5. Pour into prepared loaf pan. Sprinkle with streusel topping and bake for 50-55 minutes until tester inserted into the center of loaf comes out clean.
  6. Cool on wire rack completely before removing from pan.