Chocolate Chip-Peanut Butter Bread

Recipe by Lorraine of AZ
READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 8-10
YIELD: 1 loaf
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    cups flour
  • 2
    teaspoons baking powder
  • 14
    teaspoon salt
  • 1
    cup semi-sweet chocolate chips (6 ounces)
  • 14
    cup peanut butter (smooth or chunky)
  • 1
    tablespoon sugar
  • 1
    egg, lightly beaten
  • 1
    cup milk
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla
  • Crumb Topping
  • 12
    cup sugar
  • 14
    teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3
    tablespoons butter, in pieces
  • 2
    tablespoons dry roasted peanuts, chopped fine
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9- x 5-inch loaf pan.
  • Into a large bowl, sift the flour, baking powder and salt. Stir in the chocolate chips Make a well in the dry ingredients and set aside.
  • In another bowl, with the electric mixer beat the peanut butter, sugar, egg, milk, and vanilla. Pour these wet ingredients into the well and lightly stir with a fork until combined.
  • Combine the crumb topping ingredients in a small bowl. Reserve.
  • Spoon 1/2 of the batter into the prepared pan. Smooth the top, then sprinkle with 1/2 of the crumb mixture. Spoon over the remaining batter, smoothing it out, and sprinkle with the remaining crumb mixture. With a round bladed knife draw through mixture to marbelize lightly.
  • Bake 50-55 minutes. Tester should come out moist with no uncooked crumbs. Cool on a rack 25 minutes then turn out carefully, top side up. When completely cool, wrap in foil and keep a day before serving.
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