Tropical Banana Bread

If you’ve got bananas hanging around make some banana bread.  If you’ve also got coconut and limes, make this banana bread.  It is delicious and there is nothing like a fresh baked sweet bread on a cold snowy day.

Tropical Banana Bread

  • 1/2 cup soft butter
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 bananas
  • juice and zest of 1 large or 2 small limes
  • 2 cups flour (you can use half whole wheat)
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup flaked unsweetened coconut
  • granulated sugar for sprinkling

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.  Cream the butter and sugar together.  Beat in the eggs.  Mash the bananas and beat them in with the lime juice and half the zest.  Stir in the dry ingredients.  Put dough in a greased bread pan, sprinkle with 1-2 Tbs of sugar mixed with remaining zest.  Bake until knife comes out clean, 45-60 minutes.

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