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Coconut Banana Bread

Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr
Course: Breads
Cuisine: Caribbean
Servings: 1 loaf 6 x 11
Calories:
Author: Felix (Simply Trini Cooking)

Ingredients

  • 4 eggs
  • 3/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 4 ripe medium-sized bananas mashed
  • 1 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 cups wholewheat flour)
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 2 med sized apples cored and grated
  • 1/2-1 cup maraschino cherries halved
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup glazed fruits
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Note: You can grate fresh coconut or use desiccated coconut.
  • Sift together the flour, wholewheat flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon.
  • Beat the eggs in a deep bowl.
  • Add the sugar banana and the grated apple. Mix well.
  • Stir in the vanilla extract and the olive oil.
  • Add the flour mixture to the liquid then the glazed fruits, raisins and cherries.
  • Mix well.
  • Pour in a greased dish (6 x 11 inches or 2 baking loaf pans, 9 x 4 inches) and bake for about 1 hour at 220 degrees F or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Allow to cool before serving. Cut into slices and serve.