Banana Coconut Bread Recipe

Step 1

Heat rum and place in bowl with currants 1 hour. In separate bowl, sift together flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, and 1/2 cup of the coconut. In a large bowl, cream vegetable shortening and brown sugar till combined. Add eggs and beat well. Stir in buttermilk, banana and currant mixture. Combine well. Add flour mixture and stir till just combined. Spoon batter into greased loaf pan 9"x5"x2 3/4". Sprinkle with remaining coconut and bake in preheated 350 F degree oven 60 to 70 minutes or till don . Makes 1 loaf.

Things You'll Need

  • 1c Currants
  • 3c Flour
  • 1ts Baking soda
  • 2ts Cinnamon
  • 2/3c Sweetened coconut
  • 1c Packed brown sugar
  • 1/3c Buttermilk
  • 1/2c Dark rum
  • 1ts Salt
  • 1ts Baking powder
  • 1/2ts Grated nutmeg
  • 1/2c Vegetable shortening
  • 2ea Eggs beaten lightly
  • 1c Mashed ripe banana

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