Monkey Tail Bread

Monkey Tail Bread

Go bananas with banana bread, and frost it with the favorite flavors of chocolate and peanut butter.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

2:35

Hrs:Mins

Makes

1

loaf

1/2
cup shortening
1
cup sugar
2
eggs
1
cup mashed banana (3 medium)
2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking powder
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup chopped peanuts
1/2
cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
2
tablespoons Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy ready-to-spread chocolate frosting
1
tablespoon creamy peanut butter
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom only of loaf pan, 9x5x3 inches, with shortening.
  2. Beat 1/2 cup shortening and the sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until fluffy. Beat in eggs and bananas until smooth. Beat in flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt just until mixed. Stir in peanuts and chocolate chips. Pour into pan.
  3. Bake 1 hour to 1 hour 10 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  4. Place frosting in small plastic food-storage bag. Microwave on High 6 to 10 seconds or until pourable. Add peanut butter to bag; gently squeeze bag until peanut butter and frosting are well blended. Cut off tiny corner of bag. Squeeze bag to drizzle chocolate mixture over bread.
Makes 1 loaf (16 slices)
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Did You Know...
A monkey tail is a carnival treat made of a frozen banana on a stick that's dipped in chocolate and rolled in peanuts.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Slice)
  • Calories 265
    • (Calories from Fat 110 ),
  • Total Fat 12 g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 g,),
  • Cholesterol 25 mg;
  • Sodium 180 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 34 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2 g,
  • Protein 4 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 1 Fruit;
    • 2 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.