Peanut Butter Banana Bread With Chocolate Chips

solar oven peanut butter banana bread with chocolate chips from the solavore blog

Got a sunny day and some really ripe bananas? This recipe is a hit with everyone, especially the kids.


  • 1 cup flour
  • 3⁄4 cup light brown sugar 
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 medium bananas, mashed (very ripe)
  • 1⁄3 cup peanut butter
  • 1⁄4 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 3⁄4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips


Preheat the Solavore Sport by setting it outside pointed toward the sun.

Coat standard loaf pan with cooking spray.

Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in large bowl. Whisk together mashed bananas, peanut butter, yogurt, egg, and oil. Stir banana mixture into flour mixture until combined. Fold in chocolate chips. Scrape batter into loaf pan.

Bake approximately 90 minutes, or until toothpick comes out with few moist crumbs. Ours baked at about 250 degrees without reflectors.

Let the bread cool for at least 25 minutes before slicing.


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