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banana bread with pb cups in a bread pan

Peanut Butter Cup Banana Bread

Delicious, indulgent peanut butter cup banana bread stuffed with mini Reese's peanut butter cups. An absolute dream come true!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword peanut butter banana bread, peanut butter cup banana bread
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Author Monique Volz of AmbitiousKitchen.com


  • 1 ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ cup of softened butter
  • ¾ cup of sugar
  • 3 medium very ripe bananas, mashed
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • ¼ cup yogurt (plain or vanilla)
  • 2 tablespoons milk of choice
  • 1 cup chopped Reese's Peanut Butter Cups
  • 1/3 cup chopped Reese's peanut butter cups for topping


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9-inch loaf pan.

  2. In a medium mixing bowl, mix flour, baking soda and salt together and set aside.

  3. In a large mixing bowl, beat butter, sugar, and mashed banana together until very creamy about 2 minutes. Add vanilla and eggs and beat until well combined. Add in yogurt, and milk and mix until just combined.

  4. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients. Mix until well combined. Gently fold in 1 ¼ cup of chopped peanut butter cups.

  5. Pour batter into loaf pan. Sprinkle 1/3 cup of chopped peanut butter cups over the top. Bake for 55-65 minutes, or until golden brown and toothpick comes out almost clean in center.

  6. Cool for 10 minutes in pan, then remove from pan gently and transfer to wire rack. Cool completely. 

Recipe Notes

This bread is even better the next day.
Makes 12 slices, depending on how thick you like them.