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Banana Coconut Bread

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Servings: 1 Loaf


  • 2 Bananas or 3 small bananas, mashed
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 Cups Self Raising Flour
  • 1 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 Cup Olive Oil
  • 1/2 Cup Milk
  • 1/2 Cup Desiccated Coconut
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Essence
  • 1 Teaspoon Cinnamon


  • Preheat the oven to 350oF (175oC).
  • Then line a 9 x 5 inch ( approx 23 x 13 cm) loaf tin with baking paper.
  • In a large mixing bowl, add in all the dry ingredients of self raising flour, brown sugar, desiccated coconut and cinnamon. Mix to combine the dry ingredients together.
  • In a smaller mixing bowl, mash the bananas using a fork and add in the eggs, beating lightly.
  • Then to the banana egg mixture, add the remaining wet ingredients of oil, milk and vanilla essence and mix to combine.
  • Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and pour in the wet ingredients.
  • Stir to combine and then pour into the prepared loaf tin.
  • Place in the preheated 350oF (175oC) oven for 50-55 minutes or until a skew inserted into the center of the banana coconut bread comes out clean.
  • Allow the bread to cool for 5 minutes in the tin before cooling on a baking rake.
    Banana Coconut Bread can be served warm or cold.