Easy Peanut Butter Bread Recipe

Breadmaking can seem intimidating, especially if you're new to baking. But thanks to this easy peanut butter bread recipe, you can make homemade bread in a pinch! It's also flourless and yeast-free, so it's perfect if you eat a gluten-free diet or have limited ingredients on hand.

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Things You'll Need

  • 1 cup room-temperature peanut butter

  • 4 tablespoons honey, maple syrup or white sugar

  • 3 eggs

  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon (optional)

  • Pinch of salt

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice or apple cider vinegar

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If you're allergic to peanuts, or if you don't like peanut butter, you can use another nut or seed butter instead.

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease a loaf pan and set aside.

In a large bowl, add all the ingredients except the lemon juice.

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Step 2

Mix with an electric beater until smooth and combined.

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Step 3

Add the lemon juice and stir well.

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Step 4

Transfer the batter to the greased loaf pan.

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Step 5

Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until a toothpick in the center comes out clean.

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Let cool slightly, then slice. Enjoy with butter, maple syrup, jam—or more peanut butter!

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