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Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Tried this peanut butter bread recipe from 1932?

The recipe has been taken from the Great Depression-era Five Roses Cookbook, first published in 1932.

By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi |
April 15, 2020 3:50:16 pm
peanut butter bread People are making peanut butter bread at home. (Source: u/yolingling/Reddit)

A lot of people have taken to baking as part of experimenting with their culinary skills while being at home during the lockdown. Banana bread, for instance, became a hit after celebrities like Alia Bhatt and Sonam Kapoor baked it. Take a look:

sonam kapoor, banana bread Sonam Kapoor baking banana bread (Source: sonamkapoor/Instagram)

Another recipe that has been drawing attention lately actually dates back to the time of Great Depression: peanut butter bread. It has been taken from the Great Depression-era Five Roses Cookbook, first published in 1932, and many Reddit users are now trying their hand at baking it.

cookbook Five Roses Flour Cookbook (Source: Five Roses Flour Cookbook/Youtube)

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2 cups – All purpose flour
1/4 cups – Sugar
4 tsp – Baking powder
1/2 tsp – Salt
1 1/3 cups – Milk
1/2 – Peanut butter


1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit

2. Mix dry ingredients together

3. Mix the ingredients in milk and then add peanut butter

4. Pour the mixture into a greased loaf pan

5. Bake for about an hour.

Ran out of bread under lock down so we made the (delicious) peanut butter bread! from Old_Recipes

Would you like to try this easy recipe?

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