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Peanut Butter Mini Chip Loaves


Peanut Butter Mini Chip Loaf

Peanut Butter Mini Chip Loaf

Yield

Makes 2 loaves

Ingredients

3 cups all-purpose flour
1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup creamy peanut butter
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
2 eggs
1-1/2 cups buttermilk*
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 cup mini semisweet chocolate chips

*Or, substitute soured fresh milk. To sour milk, place 1-1/2 tablespoons lemon juice plus enough milk to equal 1-1/2 cups in 2-cup measure. Stir; let stand 5 minutes before using.

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease two 8-1/2X4-1/2-inch loaf pans. Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt into large bowl; set aside.
  2. Beat peanut butter, butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar in large bowl with electric mixer at medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time; beat in buttermilk and vanilla.
  3. Gradually add flour mixture, beating at low speed. Stir in chocolate chips. Spoon batter into prepared pans.
  4. Bake 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted into centers comes out clean. Cool in pans on wire racks 10 minutes. Remove from pans; cool completely on wire racks.

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