🍌🌺 Hawaiian Banana Bread 🌺🍌

This Hawaiian Banana Bread is a tropical twist on the classic banana bread, featuring flavors of coconut, pineapple, and macadamia nuts. It’s moist, delicious, and perfect for breakfast or a sweet snack.

πŸ“‹ Ingredients:

  • 🍌 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 🍬 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 🌿 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 🌿 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • πŸ₯₯ 1/2 cup shredded sweetened coconut
  • πŸ₯š 2 large eggs
  • 🍌 1 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 2-3 bananas)
  • 🍍 1 cup crushed pineapple, drained
  • πŸ₯₯ 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • πŸ‹ 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • πŸ₯œ 1/2 cup chopped macadamia nuts (optional)

πŸ“ Directions:

  1. Preheat Oven:
  • Preheat your oven to 350Β°F (175Β°C). Grease a 9×5-inch loaf pan or line it with parchment paper.
  1. Mix Dry Ingredients:
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, and shredded coconut.
  1. Mix Wet Ingredients:
  • In another bowl, beat the eggs. Add the mashed bananas, crushed pineapple, vegetable oil, and vanilla extract. Mix until well combined.
  1. Combine Ingredients:
  • Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir until just combined. Be careful not to overmix.
  • Fold in the chopped macadamia nuts if using.
  1. Bake:
  • Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan and spread it evenly.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 60-70 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  1. Cool:
  • Allow the banana bread to cool in the pan for about 10 minutes before transferring it to a wire rack to cool completely.
  1. Serve:
  • Slice and enjoy your delicious Hawaiian Banana Bread!

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 60-70 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour 25 minutes

Servings: 10-12 slices

Calories: 250 kcal per slice

πŸ’‘ Notes:

  • For an extra tropical flavor, you can add a teaspoon of coconut extract to the wet ingredients.
  • This banana bread can be stored at room temperature for up to 3 days or refrigerated for up to a week.
  • Feel free to customize the recipe with your favorite nuts or dried fruits.

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