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Make this Peanut Butter Bread for a quick snack or breakfast on the go. All the ingredients combine easily in one bowl for a homemade bread everyone loves.

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We love making homemade bread for breakfast, brunch or an after school snack. The peanut butter bread is made with simple pantry ingredients and all you need is one large mixing bowl to whisk everything together.

If you love homemade bread as much as we do, then you will love Oatmeal Banana Bread, Banana Bread with Applesauce and Cranberry Bread.

Why We Love This Recipe

This homemade bread is bursting with peanut butter flavor. It is baked soft with amazing tender texture. We have served it topped with more peanut butter and even a dap of jelly.

Slice this bread and serve for a delicious side dish to Air Fryer Bacon and Over Hard Eggs.

Ingredients

Ingredients - flour, sugar, egg, baking powder, salt, milk, peanut butter
  • All Purpose Flour – You can also make this with gluten free flour.
  • Granulated Sugar – This gives the bread the perfect amount of sweetness
  • Egg – We recommend room temperature.
  • Baking Powder and Salt – Basic pantry ingredients needed
  • Fat Free Milk – Use any type of milk that you prefer
  • Creamy Peanut Butter – We recommend using regular creamy peanut butter instead of natural peanut butter.

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Additions Ideas

  • Chopped Nuts – Add in ½ cup of chopped pecans, walnuts or slice almonds to the batter before baking. You can even add a handful on top for added flavor.
  • Chocolate Chips – Chocolate and peanut butter make the perfect combination. Add in ½ of cup of milk chocolate chips or dark chocolate chips for a delicious variations.

How to Make Peanut Butter Bread 

  • Step 1 – Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and spray a 9X5 inch loaf pan with a non-stick cooking spray.  
  • Step 2 – In a large bowl, stir together the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.  
Combining dry ingredients in a bowl with a scoop of peanut butter on a measuring cup with a egg in a bowl
  • Step 3 – Add in the egg, milk and peanut butter and blend with a hand held mixer until combined and smooth. 
Peanut butter batter in a bowl
  • Step 4 – Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan. 
Peanut butter batter poured in loaf pan covered with parchment paper
  • Step 5 – Bake for 50-60 minutes until a toothpick inserted into the center of the bread comes out clean. 
  • Step 6 – Let the bread cool in the pan for 10 minutes and then turn the bread out onto a wire rack to cool completely.  
  • Step 7 – Once the bread has cooled, it’s ready to slice, serve and enjoy!  

Expert Tips

  • Combine Ingredients – To create a smooth and creamy texture, combine the ingredients with a hand mixer or stand mixer. If you are needing a new mixer check out these The 4 Best Affordable Stand Mixers of 2024 .
  • Loaf Pan – To easily remove the bread from the pan, line with parchment paper. Leave a little out on the edges so you can remove the bread to easily slice.
  • Cool Bread – For clean slices, we recommend using a sharp knife and cut bread when it has cooled.
Peanut butter spread on a slice of bread on a plate

Serving Suggestions

This easy peanut butter bread can be served as is but we love to add a layer of peanut butter. This bread is also delicious topped with a little jam or marshmallow fluff for the perfect afternoon snack.

Serve with a glass of milk to wash everything down.

Frequently Asked Questions

How to tell when bread if fully cooked?

The best way to check to see if bread is finish baking is to insert toothpick in the center. If it comes out clean then bread is finish baking.

How to Store Leftover Peanut Butter Bread

Store any leftover bread in an airtight container or bag at room temperature for up to 4-5 days. 

Can I Freeze Peanut Butter Bread?

Yes, you can freeze peanut butter bread. I like to freeze in individual slices this way I can take out a few slices at a time. Freeze slices on a baking sheet for about an hour then wrap in plastic wrap and foil. Store in a freezer safe bag for up to 3 months. Thaw on the counter when you are ready for a slice.

Peanut butter bread baked in a loaf pan lined with parchment paper

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Peanut Butter Bread

5 from 2 votes
Make this Peanut Buter Bread for a quick snack or breakfast on the go. All the ingredients combine easily in one bowl for a homemade bread everyone loves.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Let Cool in Pan 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 10
Cuisine American
Course bread, Side Dish
Calories 323

Ingredients

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Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and spray a 9X5 inch loaf pan with a non-stick cooking spray.  
  • In a large bowl, stir together the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.  
  • Add in the egg, milk and peanut butter and blend with a hand held mixer until combined and smooth. 
  • Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan. 
  • Bake for 50-60 minutes until a toothpick inserted into the center of the bread comes out clean. 
  • Let the bread cool in the pan for 10 minutes and then turn the bread out onto a wire rack to cool completely.  
  • Once the bread has cooled, it’s ready to slice, serve and enjoy!  

Recipe Notes

Store any leftover bread in an airtight container or bag at room temperature for up to 4-5 days. 

Nutrition Facts

Calories 323kcal, Carbohydrates 57g, Protein 10g, Fat 7g, Saturated Fat 1g, Polyunsaturated Fat 2g, Monounsaturated Fat 3g, Trans Fat 0.002g, Cholesterol 16mg, Sodium 360mg, Potassium 106mg, Fiber 1g, Sugar 36g, Vitamin A 123IU, Calcium 232mg, Iron 2mg

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  1. Karen Blanzenski says:

    5 stars
    I used crunchy peanut butter and also made them as a “poke hole cake recipe calls for adding jam as a filling—they were a pleasant and welcomed treat for the Treatment Center for Cancer I’m going to !! Thank you for sharing your recipe !!

  2. Casey says:

    5 stars
    This homemade bread turned out so soft and full of peanut butter flavor!