Banana Coconut Bread

So this was a request by the bf that I make his mom’s Banana Coconut Bread and I got a photo of a cookbook recipe. I have no idea what book its from, so I’m sorry for not giving proper credit, and I only got the list of ingredients so I just had to wing the rest of the directions. I had to modify a couple ingredients as well since I didn’t have regular milk and only had almond milk. He ended up really loving how it turned out. For me it was a bit thicker and denser than normal Banana Bread for me but he said it turned out just like how his mom makes it, so I take that as a win!

Check out the video of me making the Banana Bread on my Twitch channel!

Banana Coconut Bread

Banana Coconut Bread

1/3 c Butter, softened
2/3 c Sugar
2 Eggs
3 Tbsp Almond Milk
1 tsp Lemon Juice
1/2 tsp Almond Extract
2 c AP Flour, sifted
1 tsp Baking Powder
1/2 tsp Baking Soda
1/2 tsp Salt
1 c Mashed Ripe Bananas
1 c Flaked Coconut, toasted

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
Toast coconut in a dry non-stick pan for 1-2 minutes constantly moving it around so it doesn’t burn. Remove from heat and let cool.
In a medium bowl, mix Flour, Baking Powder, Baking Soda, and Salt. Sift together.
In a large bowl, cream Butter and Sugar. Mix in Eggs, Bananas, Almond Milk, Lemon Juice, and Almond Extract.
Stir in Flour mix a third at a time, until just combined. Fold in the toasted Coconut.
Pour batter into a prepared 9×5 baking pan. Bake for an hour. Poke with a toothpick and if it comes out clean it is done.
Let cool slightly before cutting, about 10 minutes.

Published by Kat Meagher

Chef, Writer, Eater of Food, Gamer of Games Retired Chef who trained at Johnson & Wales and worked in the industry for years before a back injury forced me to give it up professionally. That hasn't stopped me from cooking for family and friends and creating recipes for the masses. I also love to write and am working on a few novels and screenplays that are sci-fi and fantasy based. One day I'll actually finish a novel, will it be today? Probably not. Lastly, I play mostly RPGs like Skyrim, Fallout, and Witcher, with some occasional SIMs and Civilization mixed in.

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