taste of the islands banana bread

★★★★★ 2
By Joan Penney
from Platte City, MO

I love banana bread and coconut, the two flavors combined are pure bliss!

★★★★★ 2
serves 8-12
prep time 20 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For taste of the islands banana bread

  • 1/2 c
    coconut oil
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/4 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/4 c
    turbinado sugar
  • 2
  • 2 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
    coconut flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 c
    banana (overripe) mashed
  • 1 c
    coconut milk
  • 3/4 c
    pecans (toasted and chopped)
  • 3/4 c
    flaked coconut (toasted)

How To Make taste of the islands banana bread

  • 1
    Preheat the oven to 350. Lightly grease pans (for ease spray with cooking spray). I made 6 miniature loaves and 24 mini muffins
  • 2
    You will need four bowls to prepare this recipe. First bowl: combine coconut oil and sugars. Mix well. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add vanilla extract.
  • 3
    Second bowl: Whisk together the flours, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  • 4
    Third bowl: Mash bananas (I use a potato masher or the mixer) and combine with the coconut milk.
  • 5
    Fourth bowl: Gradually mix the dry ingredients with the wet ingredients, starting and ending with the dry ingredients. Mix until just combined. Stir in the pecans and coconut.
  • 6
    Pour the batter in the prepared pan(s). The miniature loaves baked for 26 min. The mini muffins baked for 15 min. Allow to cool for 5 min. before turning out.