Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
2 cups (500 mL) all-purpose flour
1 cup (250 mL) sugar
1 tbsp (15 mL) baking powder
1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
1 cup (250 mL) mashed ripe bananas (about 2 medium)
1/3 cup (75 mL) milk
1/3 cup (75 mL) peanut butter
3 tbsp (30 mL) vegetable oil
3/4 cup (175 mL) milk chocolate morsels
1/3 cup (75 mL) peanuts, coarsely chopped
1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Spray bottom of Loaf Pan with nonstick cooking spray. In large mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Add bananas, milk, peanut butter, oil and egg; mix just until dry ingredients are moistened. Stir in chocolate morsels. Spoon batter into pan; sprinkle with peanuts.
2. Bake 60-70 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from oven; cool in pan 10 minutes. Remove bread from pan to cooling rack; cool completely.
Yield: 1 loaf (12 servings)
Nutrients per serving: (1 slice): Calories 330, Total Fat 13 g, Saturated Fat 4 g, Cholesterol 20 mg, Carbohydrate 49 g, Protein 7 g, Sodium 280 mg, Fiber 2 g