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Be a nuttier-butter fan: Bake a loaf of peanut butter cake bread

Peanut butter in itself is a food source all by itself. It provides wholesome goodness and nutrition while also being a comfort food for all peanut lovers. This peanut butter cake bread recipe is easy to prepare and will provide a heavenly aroma throughout the house no one will want to resist. A slice of this delightful creation is great anytime of the day or evening. Enjoy a slice on mornings when you have to rush out the door, as lunchtime or after school snack or even dessert once dinner has been consumed.

Bake a loaf of peanut butter cake bread
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Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of flour
  • 4 teaspoons of baking powder
  • ½ cup of sugar
  • 2/3 cup of peanut butter
  • 1 cup of whole milk
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 2 melted chocolate bars for garnish, optional
  • Chopped peanuts for garnish, optional

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350’.
  2. Sift all dry the ingredients together into a large mixing bowl and stir.
  3. Place the peanut butter and milk together in a separate mixing bowl and stir.
  4. Then add the peanut butter mixture a little at a time into the dry ingredients and beat well.
  5. Pour the peanut butter cake bread mixture into a greased loaf or Bundt pan.
  6. Bake in the oven for 45-50 minutes or until the top of the cake turns a light and golden color.
  7. Remove baking pan from oven when done and set on a cooling rack for 10 minutes.
  8. Invert the peanut cake from the pan and place it back on the rack to cool completely.
  9. Garnish with melted chocolate and crushed or chopped peanuts if desired.
  10. Transfer the desert to a cake plate, slice and serve.
  11. Enjoy!

Suggestions:

  • This recipe tastes best when baked the day before.
  • A handful of chocolate chips can be included to give the bread a peanut butter cup candy taste.
  • You can also mix in a small ripe banana for some extra wholesome goodness.
  • Slice and serve with cream cheese or smear some peanut butter on top to satisfy that peanut butter craving.
  • Creamy or chunky peanut butter will both work well in this recipe.

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