Banana Recipes

Banana Bread with Coconut

The ultimate crowd pleaser, with a coconut twist. Eat fresh, toasted or on the go!

Serves 8
Prep 15 mins
Cook 45 mins

Ingredients

  • 300 gm or 3 large bananas mashed
  • 150 gm or ¾ cup caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 125 ml or ½ cup of oil
  • 200 ml or ¾ cup of coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 240 gm or 1 ½ cups plain flour
  • 80 gm or 1 cup of desiccated coconut
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut to decorate

Method

Preheat the oven to 170C. Grease and Line a Large loaf tin ( approx. 24 x 10 cm)

Mix the first 6 ingredients in a bowl.

Mix the remaining dry ingredients (except the flaked coconut in another bowl.)

Mix the two mixtures together and pour into the loaf tin.

Bake for 45-50 minutes or until a knife inserted in the centre comes out clean.

Notes

To make gluten free Banana Coconut Bread replace the plain flour with 1 ½ cups (160 gm) of gluten free flour and 1 cup of almond meal.