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Recipe || Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Oatmeal Banana Bread

Phew. Try saying that 5 times fast. Before I start, let it be known that this recipe is both vegan and gluten free but that does not make it any less delicious. And to be fair, I cheat and top my slice with a thick spread of butter thus negating the vegan aspect of whichever piece I am eating! And just so you know, it sounds like a load of flavours mixed together, but you can’t really taste the peanut butter. It’s mostly acting like a sticking agent not a flavour.

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Oatmeal Banana Bread
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2 1/2 cups of Oatmeal (you can check to see if it’s certified gluten free)
1 cup mashed ripe bananas
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup dark brown sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 1/2 cups chocolate chips
banana slices to garnish (if desired)

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All ze ingredients.

Preheat oven to 350 F. Lightly oil your loaf tin and set it aside.

Put the oatmeal in a blender or food processor and crush it into fine crumbs. (Or a coffee bean grinder in my case).

Add all of your ingredients except the chocolate chips into a bowl and thoroughly mix together. It will not be very smooth because of the oatmeal and it will be very thick! Much thicker than a traditional banana bread batter. If the batter is crumbly, add a few tablespoons of water to it. Even though it’s thick it should still hold together.  Fold in 1 cup of chocolate chips.

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Pour the batter into your loaf tin. Top with remaining 1/2 cup of chocolate chips and banana slices. Bake for 25-30 minutes.

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I enjoy my pieces with a thick slathering of butter which completely negates the vegan aspect of the bread.Sam liked his with a cup of coffee.
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  • Treasure Tromp

    how dare you post this recipe while I’m trying to eat healthier! 😉 honestly this looks amazing. Aaand I just pinned it to my recipe board. I think that I’ll try this next week!

  • Something Infinitely Interesting

    wow that looks amazing.. emailing this to myself now!

  • Amanda Karl

    That looks soooo good! Found your blog via the collective and its great!

    Amanda @ Happily Ever After

  • Tayler Morrell

    That looks divine!!!!
    Our Fairy Tale

  • I have to ask.. Is it really sweet? I find banana bread sweet as it is and then when chocolate chips are added, it’s usually a bit too sweet for me.

  • Chelsee W

    O my that looks delicious!!

  • Mareli Lim-Evora Dabi

    Hi Amanda

    Im your newest follower.Such a delicious treat.I will grab the recipe and make it.Thanks for sharing

  • 2justByou

    Is my mouth watering after seeing this post? DEFINITELY. I kid you not! Yum. I’m a new follower via bloglovin and GFC. =0)