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Mocha Swirl Peanut Butter Banana Bread

Insanely soft banana bread is livened up with creamy peanut butter and a luscious swirl of mocha.--the only way you're gonna want banana bread from now on!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 9 servings


  • 3 large ripe bananas, mashed
  • 3/4 cup coconut sugar (or brown sugar)
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup melted butter
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups white whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips, melted
  • 2 tablespoons brewed espresso


  • Make the bread: Preheat oven to 350F and grease an 11" loaf pan and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, beat bananas, sugar, peanut butter, butter, milk, eggs, and vanilla until smooth. Fold in flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt until batter is just combined.
  • Reserve 1/2 cup of batter and place in a medium bowl. Scrape remaining batter into prepared pan and set aside.
  • Whisk melted chocolate and espresso into reserved 1/2 cup batter until smooth. Drop chocolate mixture by the tablespoon on top of batter in loaf pan. Use a knife to gently swirl the two batters.
  • Bake banana bread at 350F 50-55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in middle comes out clean. Cool bread completely on a wire cooling rack. Once cooled, remove from pan. Slice and enjoy!