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Elvis Presley’s Fried Peanut Butter & Banana Sandwich

I hadn’t planned on making this sandwich.

But when I was browsing through Nigella Lawson’s newly designed website, I found the recipe for Elvis Presley’s fried peanut butter and banana sandwich.  

It reminded me that it was always something I wanted to try but hadn’t gotten around to yet.

I’ve had peanut butter and banana together before, and in a regular unfried sandwich as well.

But it tasted quite different fried and warm.  

I can’t say it’ll be a regularly made sandwich in our house, but at least I’ve finally tried it!

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Elvis Presley’s Fried Peanut Butter & Banana Sandwich

Elvis Presley’s Fried Peanut Butter & Banana Sandwich
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Servings: 1 sandwich
Author: Nigella Lawson


  • 1 ripe banana
  • 2 slices bread any kind will do
  • 2 tablespoons smooth peanut butter don’t use extra smooth
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter


  • Cut banana into slices. Lightly toast the bread, then spread the peanut butter on one piece and layer the banana on top of the peanut butter. Place the other slice of bread on top. Fry the sandwich in the butter, turning once, until each side is golden-brown. Remove to a plate, the cut the sandwich carefully in half on the diagonal and enjoy.

10 thoughts on “Elvis Presley’s Fried Peanut Butter & Banana Sandwich”

  1. […] to The Sweetest Kitchen for the picture.  Oh, and Elvis had another favorite sandwich: the Fool’s Gold Loaf.  Yikes. […]


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