Banana, Raspberry & Coconut Bread

A classic Banana bread with a twist,using ripe seasonal fruit!

Coconut, raspberry and banana bread is a colourful twist on a classic banana bread. The addition of coconut and raspberry gives this classic additional texture and flavour

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Banana, Raspberry & Coconut Bread

Serves 6

Gluten Free

Dairy Free

Vegan Friendly

 

INGREDIENTS

  • 125G NUTALEX, SOFTENED

  • 1 CUP (175G) COCONUT SUGAR

  • 1 TEASPOON VANILLA EXTRACT

  • 2 EGGS

  • 2 CUPS MASHED BANANA

  • 1 CUP (160G) FROZEN RASPBERRIES

  • ½ CUP (25G) SWEETENED COCONUT FLAKES, PLUS EXTRA, FOR SPRINKLING

  • 1¾ CUPS (255G) PLAIN  GLUTEN FREE (ALL-PURPOSE) FLOUR, SIFTED

  • 1 TEASPOON BAKING POWDER, SIFTED

  • 1 TEASPOON BICARBONATE OF (BAKING) SODA

  • 1 TEASPOON GROUND CINNAMON

  • ⅓ CUP (115G) GOLDEN SYRUP

METHOD

  1. Preheat oven to 160°C (325°F). Place the butter, coconut sugar and vanilla in an electric mixer and beat for 8–10 minutes or until pale and creamy. Scrape down the sides of the bowl.

  2. Gradually add the eggs and beat well to combine. Add the banana, raspberries, coconut, flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda, cinnamon and golden syrup and stir to combine.

  3. Spoon the mixture into a 26cm x 11cm (2.5 litre-capacity) lightly greased loaf tin lined with baking paper and sprinkle with the extra coconut flakes. Bake for 80–85 minutes or until cooked when tested with a skewer.

  4. Cool in the tin for 20 minutes before turning out onto a wire rack to cool completely. 

  5. Serve with Liddells Lactose free yoghurt or Cocobella Coconut Yoghurt for a vegan option