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Banana Peanut Butter Twist

Banana Peanut Butter Twist

Banana Peanut Butter Twist

  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Cook Time: 2 Hours, 10 Minutes
  • icons/brand/silverware copy Created with Sketch. Yield: 1 twist

Subtle banana flavor with just the right amount of cinnamon.

Ingredients

Dough

  • 1 envelope yeast, rapid or quick rise
  • 1 pkg. (3.4 ounces) instant banana cream pudding mix
  • 1 c. milk
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1-½ to 2 c. all-purpose flour
  • 2 c. whole wheat flour
  • ¼ c. butter OR margarine
  • ½ tsp. salt

Glaze

  • ½ tsp. banana flavoring
  • 1 c. powdered sugar
  • ½ tsp. vanilla extract, pure
  • 2 tbsp. milk

Filling

  • ½ c. brown sugar
  • ¼ tsp. Ground Cinnamon
  • ½ c. peanut butter
  • ½ c. crushed honey roasted peanuts

Directions

  1. Combine whole wheat flour, undissolved yeast, salt and pudding mix in a large mixer bowl.
  2. Heat milk and butter until very warm (120 to 130F) and add to bowl with eggs.
  3. Beat until smooth, about 3 minutes.
  4. Add all-purpose flour gradually until soft dough forms.
  5. Knead dough on a lightly floured surfaceuntil smooth and elastic, 8 to 10 minutes.
  6. Form dough into a ball on a lightly floured surface and let rest for 10 minutes.
  7. Combine brown sugar, peanut butter and cinnamon for filling.
  8. Roll dough into a 24 x 9-inch rectangle on a lightly floured surface.
  9. Carefully spread filling to 1/2-in of edges; sprinkle with peanuts.
  10. Beginning at long side, roll up tightly as for jelly roll.
  11. Pinch seam to seal.
  12. Cut roll in half lengthwise and lay both halves ona greased baking sheet with the cut side up.
  13. Twist halves together keeping cut sides facing upward and form into a ring, pinch ends to seal.
  14. Cover and let rise for 1 hour, or until double in size.
  15. Bake in a preheated 350F oven for 20 minutes.
  16. Covertwist with foil and bake an additional 15 to 20 minutes.
  17. Stir together glaze ingredients until smooth.
  18. Cool twist for 10 minutes then drizzle with glaze.