#9 – Coconut banana bread

20141216_100334Today, I made a special banana bread.Β  This may seem to you quite the ordinary banana bread. It’s special because no one is allowed to eat it right now. This banana bread is reserved to be used for something special later this week. Stay tuned!


  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup melted butter or canola oil
  • 3 very ripe bananas (about 1 1/2 cups/375 mL mashed)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup buttermilk/plain yogurt
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut


  1. Butter a 9×5 inch loaf pan, and preheat oven to 350 F
  2. Combine sugar, butter/oil, bananas, eggs, and buttermilk/yogurt. You can do this in a food processor if you’d like. Process until smooth.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add this to the wet ingredients. Combine well. Pour batter into buttered pan.
  4. Bake for 50-60 minutes (test with toothpick – the banana bread is done if toothpick comes out clean)
  5. Cool.

(adapted from the Girl Can’t Cook)


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4 thoughts on “#9 – Coconut banana bread

  1. […] is part two (of three) of the surprise that will come later in the week. The first part was my coconut banana bread I made […]


  2. Charisma December 17, 2014 at 10:32 am Reply

    Mmm with coconut! Looks so tasty!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. […] here it is! I combined the previously made coconut banana bread and chocolate pudding to make this super trifle! We had a Christmas party, and I brought this […]


  4. […] banana bread is similar to this one I made before, but adding walnuts in – extra crunch and […]


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