This is a quick bread which is sweet and nutty and delicious. An easy bread to whip up when pressed for time.
Banana Coconut Walnut Bread
2 1/2 cups Whole Wheat Flour (or All-Purpose Flour)
2 tsp Baking Powder
1/2 tsp Baking Soda
1/2 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp Cinnamon Powder
2/3 cup Sugar
2 large Eggs
1 cup Banana, mashed
1/2 cup Skim Milk (or whole milk, or whatever milk you have on hand)
1/4 cup Coconut Oil (or any oil you have on hand)
1 tsp Vanilla essence
1/2 cup Coconut, shredded
1/4 cup Walnuts (Optional (or) any other nut you have available: almonds, cashewnut, pecans)
Preheat oven to 180 deg C.
Whisk together all the dry ingredients: flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. In another bowl, whisk sugar and eggs until combined. Add the mashed banana, milk, oil and vanilla and whisk until combined.
Add the banana mixture to the dry ingredients and stir until just combined. Add the coconut and walnuts and stir to combine.
Pour the batter into a 9″x5″ loaf pan and bake for 60 minutes. Let cool before removing from pan.