Blueberry-Coconut Banana Bread

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  • Makes: 16 servings
  • Serving Size: 1 slice
  • Prep: 25 mins
  • Bake: 55 mins 350°
  • Cool: 10 mins
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Blueberry-Coconut Banana Bread
Ingredients
1 1/2
teaspoons baking powder
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/8
teaspoon ground ginger
2
eggs, lightly beaten
1 1/2
cups mashed bananas (4 to 5 medium)
1
cup sugar
1/2
cup vegetable oil or melted butter
1/4
3/4
cup fresh or frozen blueberries
1/4
cup flaked coconut
1
recipe Streusel-Nut Topping (optional)
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease bottom and 1/2 inch up the sides of one 9x5x3-inch or two 7 1/2x3 1/2x2-inch loaf pans; set aside. In a large bowl combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, nutmeg, and ginger. Make a well in center of flour mixture; set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl stir together eggs, bananas, sugar, and oil. Add egg mixture all at once to flour mixture. Stir just until moistened (batter should be lumpy). Meanwhile, toss 1/2 cup of bluberries with 1 Tbsp. flour. Fold blueberries and walnuts into batter. Spoon batter into prepared pan(s). SprinkIe an additional 1/4 cup blueberries and Streusel-Nut Topping over batter.
  3. Bake for 55 to 60 minutes for the 9x5x3-inch pan or 45 to 55 minutes for the 7 1/2x3 1/2x2-inch pans or until a wooden toothpick inserted near the center(s) comes out clean. If necessary to prevent overbrowning, cover loosely with foil for the last 15 minutes of baking. Cool in pan(s) on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove from pan(s). Cool completely on rack. Wrap and store overnight before slicing.
Streusel-Nut Topping
Ingredients
3
tablespoons packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons all-purpose flour
4
teaspoons butter
1/4
Directions
  1. In a small bowl combine brown sugar and flour. Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in walnuts.
Nutrition Facts (Blueberry-Coconut Banana Bread)
    Per serving:
  • 219 kcal cal.,
  • 9 g fat
  • (1 g sat. fat,
  • 23 mg chol.,
  • 108 mg sodium,
  • 33 g carb.,
  • 2 g fiber,
  • 2 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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