Peanut Butter and Banana Bread
You and your kids will love this peanut butter and banana yeast bread, especially toasted with some fruit preserves or jam.
1 (0.25-ounce) packet active dry yeast, or 2 1/4 teaspoons
1 cup warm water
2 1/2 cups all-purpose or bread flour
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
3 tablespoons wheat germ
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 banana, sliced
3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
1 large egg
- Dissolve yeast in warm water; set aside.
- In a bowl, combine flour, whole wheat flour, wheat germ, brown sugar, salt, sliced banana, creamy peanut butter, and egg. Add the yeast mixture and knead until smooth and satiny, about 10 minutes. Allow to rise, covered, in a warm place for 2 hours.
- Punch down; place in a greased loaf pan, and allow to rise until doubled in bulk, about 1 hour.
- Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for 20 to 30 minutes, or until golden brown.
Makes 1 loaf.