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Peanut Butter Bread

 This Peanut Butter Bread is a tender and delicious bread!  It will quickly become a family favourite!

This week is spring break here, and the weather has not been very nice.  We’ve had winter storm warnings and wind warnings.  And head colds.  Which then leads to crazy kids with cabin fever, and a mom on the verge of running off screaming into the night.  It’s crazy here y’all.  For me, this is the perfect storm for baking.  Baking is my stress release.  So I made this.

Peanut Butter Bread {A Pretty Life}

Peanut Butter Bread {A Pretty Life}

This bread is da’ bomb!  It’s so peanut-buttery and rich and moist and scrumptious, and it lasted all of one day in our house! The kids and my husband loved it with raspberry jam, and I loved it just plain!  You should make some.  No, really you should.  Like right now.  You will thank me.  And your house will smell divine!

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Peanut Butter Loaf

This Peanut Butter Bread is a tender and delicious bread!  It will quickly become a family favourite!

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 60 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Yield: 1 loaf 1x


  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup milk


  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a bowl combine the flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a mixing bowl beat together the butter and sugars.
  4. Then mix the peanut butter, egg and vanilla into the butter/sugar. Mix well.
  5. Slowly add the flour mix, and combine. The mixture will be dry, but don’t worry.
  6. Pour in the milk slowly, and combine.
  7. Pour the batter into a prepared loaf pan (see tips).
  8. Bake for 50-60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the centre comes out clean.

Keywords: peanut butter bread, peanut butter loaf

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Peanut Butter Bread Recipe Tips:

  • I like to line my loaf pans with wax paper so the loaves come out easily.
  • This bread is great served with jam!

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Peanut Butter Bread {A Pretty Life}
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Have a scrumptious day!

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  1. Hi Jo
    Found you through my friend Sandy.
    I never cook, so humor me here. I saw this bread and couldn’t resist trying. In 25 yrs. I’ve never run out of peanut butter. Today was the day. I had 1/2 cup left, so I made up the other 1/2 with Nutella. It’s baking now. I’ll let you know how it turns out : )
    Love from Canada

  2. Oh My Goodness! I saw this on Made by Monday and just HAD to try it. So, I made a double batch (we LOVE peanut butter). It turned out SO VERY Delicious! Melt in our mouth good! Thank you!!!!!

  3. I didn’t have creamy peanut butter so I used crunchy. I can’t wait to try it!! It is in the oven cooking now!

    1. That’s a good question – I wondered it myself, and ended up buying the regular stuff because I was concerned about the consistency difference between the two – the separation that happens with natural peanut butter kind of worried me a bit. If you’ve got natural peanut butter, maybe it’s worth a try? If you try this, let me know how it turned out!

    2. I finally made it this week with the natural peanut butter… I even added a little splash of vegetable oil in with the butter, but it still came out a bit too dry and crumbly. Definitely regular peanut butter next time!

  4. Hi there… I saw this on Pinterest a couple of weeks ago and made it today. It was pretty good. I like that it wasn’t too sweet. It was perfect for me. I don’t have a sweet tooth at all, but this had just the right amount of sweetness for this “non-sweet tooth” kind of gal. My kiddies liked it too, so it’s a winner in my book. I’ll be posting about it on my blog! Thanks so much for sharing the recipe!

  5. I made some earlier and just had a still warm slice with raspberry jam – SO GOOD! My boyfriend loves it too, and the house smells like peanut butter, which is AWESOME!!! -Suzanna

  6. Hi there. Fairly new to baking. I tried this recipe and I absolutely LOVE the flavor but it came out a bit crumbly for me… no one else seems to be posting anything but positive things so I’m thinking I might have done something wrong.. any suggestions for the next time I try it?

    1. Not sure what you might have done wrong (maybe nothing!)…the loaf is a little more crumbly than other loaves like banana bread. If it’s really crumbly, maybe add a teensy bit more milk (a tsp at a time to the batter)?
      Hope that helps!

  7. Sooo…I baked a gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free version of this today which worked out just fine so I thought I’d share my substitutions: 1 c. of coconut milk for the cow’s milk, 1/4 c. margarine instead of butter, Celimix egg replacer (1 tbsp. powder to 4 tbsp. water for the one egg), 2 c. Bob’s Red Mill gluten-free flour for the regular flour, 1 1/2 tsp. xantham gum. Everyone in my family has tried it and given it their stamp of approval.

  8. This sounds so good. I can’t want to try this. Only thing is I try to avoid eating sugars unless its honey or raw agave. Do you think I can use that instead of the regular and brown sugar? Does anyone have any ideas on how to replace brown sugar? Thanks!

  9. HI,

    1. I’m thrilled you found it too Pam! Also, I’m not really sure which of my recipes would be good for a diabetic diet, but I do have many delicious and healthy recipes you can try! Just have a look under my recipe tabs and I’m sure there will be something! πŸ™‚