A neighbor treated me with a piece of this Jamaican Banana Bread. I share the recipe with you!

A few interesting ingredients take this Jamaican Banana Bread to a tropical place from which you will not want to return. Banana bread with an island twist.

A neighbor treated me with a piece of this Jamaican Banana Bread. I share the recipe with you!

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups mashed ripe banana (about 3 bananas)
  • 1/4 cup plain low-fat yogurt (or pina colada flavored!!)
  • 3 tablespoons dark rum OR apple cider
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup flaked sweetened coconut
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 tablespoon flaked sweetened coconut
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lime or lemon juice

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour, baking soda, and salt, stirring with a whisk.
  • Place granulated sugar and butter in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until well blended. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Add banana, yogurt, rum, and vanilla; beat until blended.
  • Add flour mixture; beat at low speed just until moist. Stir in 1/2 cup coconut.
  • Spoon batter into a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan coated with cooking spray; sprinkle with 1 tablespoon coconut.
  • Bake at 350° for 1 hour or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes on a wire rack; remove from pan.
  • Combine powdered sugar and juice, stirring with a whisk; drizzle over warm bread. Cool completely on wire rack.

Nutrition Information

Yield 6
Serving Size 1 slice

Amount Per Serving

Calories 526
Total Fat 12g
Saturated Fat 8g
Trans Fat 0g
Unsaturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 83mg
Sodium 451mg
Carbohydrates 95g Fiber 3g
Sugar 56g
Protein 8g

A neighbor treated me with a piece of this Jamaican Banana Bread. I share the recipe with you!

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