Peanut Butter Truffle Banana Bread Muffins

These Peanut Butter Truffle Banana Bread Muffins are soft and delicious banana muffins with a creamy peanut butter truffle in the center. They’re super moist and full of banana & peanut butter!

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Peanut Butter Truffle Banana Bread Muffins Recipe

I just love summer when the boys and I can bake together regularly. This is exactly what we did about a week ago, we played in the kitchen and came up with these yummy peanut butter truffle filled banana muffins.

These are simple, kid friendly and peanut buttery delicious. Please excuse my Instagram fetish, it is so convenient during the summer when time is of the essence with my little stinkers.

Hope you all enjoy! xoxo

Image of my Kids with Banana Muffin Batter

How to Make The Best Banana Muffins

You start with a simple one bowl banana bread recipe and your favorite kitchen helpers 🙂

Image of Peanut Butter Truffle Mixture

Prepare a simple peanut butter truffle mixture and scoop it into the bottom of your 12 cupcake cups.

Image of my Kids with Peanut Butter Truffle Banana Bread Muffins

Top that peanut butter filling with your banana bread batter and bake.

Image of Peanut Butter Truffle Banana Bread Muffins Fresh from the Oven

Here’s a glimpse of your muffins right out of the oven. Wait until you enjoy the aroma!

Close-up Image of Peanut Butter Truffle Banana Bread Muffins

There’s the ridiculous peanut butter truffle centers 🙂  Love these 🙂

Picture of Peanut Butter Truffle Banana Bread Muffins on a Cake Stand

Close-up Image of Peanut Butter Truffle Banana Bread Muffins on a Cake Stand

Peanut Butter Truffle Banana Bread Muffins

These Peanut Butter Truffle Banana Bread Muffins are soft and delicious banana muffins with a creamy peanut butter truffle in the center. They're super moist and full of banana & peanut butter!
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 18 mins
Total Time 28 mins
Servings: 12 cupcakes
Calories: 345kcal
Author: Jenny
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  • Oven


  • 1 1/4 cups creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 large ripe bananas or 3 small bananas
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar packed
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and line a 12 cup muffin tin with cupcake liners.
  •  Place peanut butter and powdered sugar into a medium bowl, mixing until well combined. With a small cookie scoop, scoop evenly into the bottom of lined cupcake cups.
  • In a large bowl mash bananas until well mashed. Stir in sugars, egg and buttermilk until well combined. Slowly add flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon until just combined.
  • Evenly scoop batter over peanut butter truffle filled cups, about 3/4 full. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes, until cooked through. Let cool completely and serve.


After these finished photos I re-worked the banana bread recipe a touch so it was even more moist, so the texture of your muffins may look just slightly different than these photos :)  Never fear, they are incredible!!* xoxo
You can also choose to place your dollops of peanut butter truffle mix on top of the banana bread batter rather than on the bottom. Either way is scrumptious, just a slightly different look 🙂


Calories: 345kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 353mg | Potassium: 297mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 33g | Vitamin A: 65IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 1mg
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 Have a beautiful rest of your week, see y’all soon 🙂  Happy Summer!

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66 Responses
  1. Michelle @ Brown Eyed Baker

    Jenny, these sound delicious! I love the pb/banana combo, definitely need to try these!

    1. Jenny

      Hi Val, I picked up the cupcake liners at the grocery store here in CA, they are by Reynolds (the same company who makes Reynolds Wrap). I have seen them numerous places. Look for the ones with the foil lining. They keep their color and shape perfectly!!

  2. Hannah

    I made these last night. They turned out so well! The ladies at work loved them too! Thanks for sharing 🙂

  3. Becki's Whole Life

    I love peanut butter and banana. These look amazing. You must have lots of patience to bake with your boys. I try to with my girls, but it always gets so chaotic. I usually save certain steps for them, but I would love to get to the point where they can help me with an entire recipe. Thanks for sharing this!

  4. jess☆ @ Multicultural Melbourne

    Ohhh I need to try these with a chocolate cupcake I think, kinda like a giant, cakey version of a Reese’s peanut butter cup… Nothing better than chocolate and peanut butter!!

  5. marla {family fresh cooking}

    Jenny, these muffins sound so awesome & I am loving all of those Instagram photos. I am thinking even after the busy summer days we will keep posting these photos. They are so fun!

  6. Rachel @ The Avid Appetite

    Thanks for sharing this recipe! They look moist and wonderful. I can really never get enough pb + banana!

  7. Elizabeth

    You just such a way with delectable treats like these. I’m especially loving all the peanut butter! Who could resist that gooey centre! Yum!

  8. Sasha @ The Procrastobaker

    Im not going to ‘excue’ your instagram fetish, i am going to praise it! I love that style of photography 🙂 I love stuffed anything (stuffed cookie fetish lately) and so a truffle centered muffin is right up my street! Just the word truffle brings on the dreamy eyes, this recipe looks drop dead awesome. Gorgeous 🙂

  9. Marty

    Such a great idea. Could be adapted to so many types of muffins and/or cupcakes. Definitely gonna try this out. Thanks!

  10. Nicky S

    I’m definitely going to make this recipe soon, sounds really good.
    Thanks again, for another great recipe!

    Also,the one picture with your oldest holding up the bunny ears…he looks so much like you in the picture!

  11. Stephanie

    I just made these this morning, as soon as I saw this recipe! They are amazing! I love banana muffins (the banana recipe alone is delicious!), but that little pop of peanut butter and powdered sugar in each bite is heaven! I’ve already passed this along to my bff 🙂

  12. Urban Wife

    Can’t wait to bake these! I can imagine the taste now…like those PB&B(anana) sandwiches from my childhood. 🙂

  13. Victoria V

    These look wonderful!! Can’t wait to make them. And I love Instagram as well! It’s so much!

  14. Lynda@Me and My Pink Mixer

    Two over ripe bananas sitting on my kitchen counter right now. I know what I’m making when I get home this evening!! They look delish!

  15. Wendy

    These look great… Unfortunately my husband does not like peanut butter – wonder how it would be using Nutella in place of the peanut butter?

  16. jenna

    what a fun way to spend summer days! those are the memories your boys will remember! 🙂

    these muffins sound great! and worthy of being called breakfast! 🙂 YUM!

  17. Chris @ TheKeenanCookBook

    These look super tasty. Glad you are enjoying your summer with your boys, I can’t wait until my little one is big enough to cook with me in the kitchen.

  18. Holly @ The Runny Egg

    These look so delicious — and I love that you baked with your boys. What a fun time!

  19. Jessica @ How Sweet It Is

    Been waiting for this recipe since your teaser pics. I love peanut butter and banana!

  20. Averie @ Love Veggies and Yoga

    Jenny they look sooooo good! I love the combo of PB centers + banana because really, Pb and banana just GO together!

    And I love all the IG pics of your boys. “Nashville” is one of my fave filters. I could honestly use that setting/filter for ALL my pics.

    And I could seriously take ALL my pics on my iphone lately, I swear. I love my new Canon 5D <–my new lover! but I also love my iphone and IG. No apologies necessary about loving it 🙂

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