Crunchy walnuts, sweet blueberries, and tropical coconut flakes make this banana bread recipe far from ordinary. That's not all: A nutty streusel topping will have everyone fighting over the last slice of coconut banana bread.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Blueberry-Coconut Banana Bread

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom and 1/2 inch up the sides of one 9 x 5 x 3-inch or two 7 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 2-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.

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  • 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.

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  • Bake for 55 to 60 minutes for the 9 x 5 x 3-inch pan or 45 to 55 minutes for the 7 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 2-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.

Nutrition Facts (Blueberry-Coconut Banana Bread)

219 calories; 9 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 23 mg cholesterol; 108 mg sodium. 33 g carbohydrates; 2 g fiber; 2 g protein;

Streusel-Nut Topping

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  • In a small bowl combine brown sugar and flour. Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in walnuts.

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Reviews (2)

21 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 9
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 5
Rating: 5 stars
02/12/2017
This recipe is delicious!
Rating: Unrated
11/24/2017
Where does the coconut go?