With more people spending time at home, many are using their time to bake delicious treats such as cookies and homemade bread. Making bread from scratch is actually easier than you think. If you want to give it a try, check out our easy instructions to bake bread from scratch! While there are many types of bread, quick breads are the most popular. In short, quick breads are varieties that don’t require yeast such as banana bread, cakes, and muffins. But now, a new bread that contains peanut butter is going viral on the internet right now!

Peanut Butter Bread initially gained popularity back in the summer of 2019 thanks to a YouTube video. YouTube user, Glen & Friends Cooking, shared a video making a Peanut Butter Bread recipe out of a 1932 edition of the Five Roses Flour: A Guide To Good Cooking cookbook.

Now the recipe is reemerging and is going viral on a Reddit subreddit called r/Old_Recipes. Even Instagram users are going crazy for this bread. Checkout the #peanutbutterbread. People are obsessed with this recipe because it requires simple pantry staples that you likely already have on hand. Further, it’s also popular because you don’t have to wait for the batter to rise as it doesn’t require yeast. And finally, it contains peanut butter and that is a win in itself!

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Want to give this peanut butter bread trend a try? Check out the recipe from the Five Roses Flour: A Guide To Good Cooking by Elizabeth Driver below. If you give it a try let us know what you think in the comments below! Keep in mind, you can also get creative with it, throw in a few chocolate chips, or walnuts, or whatever else your heart desires!

Servings: 8
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cups sugar
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/3 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter


  • Preheat your oven to 325°F
  • Grease a loaf pan with baking spray or butter
  • Mix the dry ingredients in a large bowl
  • Mix in the milk, then the peanut butter
  • Scrape into greased loaf pan and bake for one hour, or until a toothpick comes out clean
  • Enjoy!


Clarissa Vanner

Clarissa loves experimenting with food of all cultures to make unique healthy dishes. When she’s not browsing Pinterest for new recipe inspiration she likes to pick up a DIY project and use her creative hands to make art or crafts. In her down time you can find her watching the latest documentaries on Netflix or going for nature walks.

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