All Recipe Books

Free conversion guide will be available to add to your order after checkout.

Corlea's Banana Loaf

Please Spread the love, Sharing is Caring!

Please note that EsmeSalon may have a financial relationship with some of the vendors we mention in this post which means we may get compensated financially or in kind, at no extra cost to you if you make a purchase through any link in this post. Please refer to our Affiliate Disclosure and Privacy Policy should you require any additional information.


Corlea's Banana Coconut Loaf
Banana bread is a type of bread made from mashed bananas. It is often a moist, sweet, cake-like quick bread.
Ingredients:
1½ cups all-purpose flour
1½ teaspoons baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ cup unsweetened coconut
½ cup pecans, chopped (optional)
½cup maraschino cherries, chopped (optional)
2 eggs
½ cup white sugar
½ cup butter or margarine, softened
3 medium bananas, mashed
1 teaspoon almond extract (or vanilla, if you prefer)
Method:
Preheat oven to 325°F and line a loaf tin with parchment or grease the tin.
Sift the flour, baking powder, and baking soda together.
Add 1/2 teaspoon salt if using unsalted butter. Gently mix coconut and optional nuts and cherries into flour.
In a separate bowl, blend the eggs until light and frothy. Add sugar and butter, and beat well. Mix the bananas and extract of your choice into the egg mixture until it reaches an even consistency.
Add the wet ingredients to the dry and mix until just combined. Pour batter into the loaf tin and bake for about 70 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean. Turn loaf out onto a rack to cool for a crunchy crust.
I had some shaved coconut on hand, so sprinkled that over the batter before baking – gave it a nice extra hit of coconut with a bit more crunch.
Prepared, tried and tested by: Corlea Smit Adapted from a few online recipes
Please check out, join, comment, participate and follow
The Recipe Hunter (Cook & Enjoy) on
Twitter: @TRH_Cook
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/therecipehunter/
Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/cookandenjoy/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/therecipehunter/
Flipboard: https://flipboard.com/@TRH_Cook
Blog: https://cookandenjoyrecipes.wordpress.com/

  • Make tomorrow more amazing than today!
  • Just believe in yourself and dream big.
  • Do not give up on your hopes. Take care always.
 

COPYRIGHT STATEMENT

I, Esme Slabbert, am the author and creator of this site, EsmeSalon. It is unlawful to re-use any content from this blog, without my written permission. Please contact me should you wish to discuss it further.

 

MISSION STATEMENT

My goal is to provide the best homemade recipes that are healthy for all families to enjoy. I also endeavor to showcase and share other bloggers and promote them on my Blog.    You will also find Resources and Courses and Services for Bloggers which I promote from time to time. 

Leave a Comment