How to make Banana and Coconut Bread

Easy recipe for Banana and Coconut Bread, a deliciously moist bread that combines the flavors of banana walnut and grated coconut. Instead of walnuts, you can use macadamia nuts or almonds.

Banana and Coconut Bread

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1 cup (125g) flour
1/4 teaspoon (2g) baking soda
2 teaspoons (8g) baking powder
1 teaspoon (3g) cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon (2g) salt
3/4 cup (150g) sugar
2 eggs
1 stick (113g) butter, room temperature
3 or 4 ripe bananas (about 1 1/4 cup (300g) puree)
1/3 cup (70g) sour cream
1 teaspoon (5g) vanilla extract
3/4 cup (75g) walnuts, chopped
1 cup (70g) unsweetened grated coconut

1. Set oven to 350F (180C).

2. In a medium bowl, mix flour, shredded coconut, salt, baking powder, baking soda, and cinnamon.

3. Using an electric whisk in a large bowl, beat butter and sugar until creamy. Stir in the eggs. Add sour cream and vanilla extract and mix until well combined.

4. Mix in mashed bananas. With mixer on low speed, mix flour mixture. Stir in the walnuts.

5. Lightly grease a 13 x 4 inch (35 X 12 cm) loaf pan. Line the bottom with parchment paper. (9 X 5 inches – 23X 13 cm pans would also be fine.

6. Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan and sprinkle chopped walnuts on top. Bake for about 50-60 minutes until golden brown and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let the bread cool on the pan for 10 minutes, then turn it upside down onto a wire rack.


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