Thursday, June 18, 2015

Peanut Butter~Banana~Marshmallow Muffins

...Or, simply, the Elvis Muffin!   My sister was actually a big fan of Elvis, I'm more a Beatles fanatic, but when I came across this peanut butter powder at Costco yesterday, I thought of Elvis, go figure.  I knew he was a peanut butter & banana & Fluff fan, so creating this muffin had to be in honor of him.
This PB2 is a powdered peanut butter that can be used in various recipes; especially smoothies or mousse, and can, of course be reconstituted into the spreadable version.  Since I had, once again, leftover bananas (hubby was traveling) I decided to make up a muffin and see if the flavor was actually true.

Peanut Butter~Banana~Marshmallow Muffins
1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted and cooled slightly
1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
3 large eggs
1/2 cup + 3T PB2 (powdered peanut butter)
1 tsp. Vanilla extract
4 medium bananas, peeled and smashed with a fork
1/2 cup sour cream
2 1/2 cups KAF All-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt

30 miniature marshmallows or 16 regular size

Preheat oven to 375F-degrees and line a muffin pan with liners or use aluminum cups that are lightly sprayed with a baking spray.

In a bowl of a stand mixer, mix the melted butter and sugar together.  Add the next four ingredients and mix well. Remove the bowl from the stand. In a separate bowl, whisk the dry ingredients and add to the batter, stirring until incorporated with a rubber spatula.  Finally, add the sour cream and stir to combine.

Use a #20 scoop and add one scoop to each cup or muffin wells.  Add two miniature marshmallows or a quarter piece from a regular size marshmallow.
Cover with one more scoop of batter.  Bake in preheated oven for 5 minutes, then, lower the temperature to 325F-degrees and bake 17-20 minutes more.  Press on top of the muffin to feel if it's done.  Let cool slightly, then dust with a little confectioners' sugar and serve.

Well, "I'm all Shook Up" how good these were--Enjoy!


  1. This sounds amazing! I've never seen powdered peanut butter before. Will have to check it out.

  2. These muffins look irresistible! I love that powdered peanut butter.

  3. Hmmmmm interesting. if can't find peanut butter powder how much creamy peanut butter would work for this recipe? thanks.
    stamping sue

  4. Wow! Powered PB...That would be a great addition, too, to an icebox cake I think. Looks like I need to add that to my Costco list; just hope I find it here in CA. Love the homage to Elvis! lv, me

  5. I'm always intrigued by how many recipes you invent using bananas!!! This one looks amazing and I'm sure Elvis would love the muffins. (And yes, I love Elvis!) Our Costco did not have the powdered peanut butter--will check next visit.

    1. I found the powdered peanut butter at my local Food Lion. It is made by Jiff and comes in a 6.5 oz. pouch. I decide to buy the smaller size ---knowing that Costco would be much larger.