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Easy Coconut Banana Bread

An easy-to-make, quick banana bread that is packed with banana and coconut flavor! This coconut banana bread is perfect with a cup of coffee in the morning or as a midday snack! 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 465kcal


  • 1 ¾ cup all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs room temperature
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 Del Monte Fresh bananas ripened and mashed
  • cup sour cream
  • ½ cup shredded coconut
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts


  • Preheat the oven to 350F. Line a 9x5 loaf with parchment paper. 
  • In a bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the vegetable oil and granulated sugar for about 2 minutes, until the sugar in completely mixed with the oil. 
  • Add in the eggs and whisk well to combine. 
  • Add in vanilla, mashed bananas and sour cream. Mix well to combine. 
  • Mix in the dry ingredients. Stir until no lumps of flour is visible. 
  • Stir in shredded coconut and chopped walnut. Transfer the batter to the prepared 9x5 loaf. 
  • Top with more shredded coconut and chopped walnuts. 
  • Bake in the oven for about 45 to 55 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the banana bread comes out clean. 
  • Let the coconut banana bread cool completely before slicing. 


  • Add ½ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips for banana coconut chocolate chip bread.
  • To make toasted coconut banana bread, toast the shredded coconut in a pan over medium heat for about 5-10 minutes before adding them to the batter.
  • As always, to have the maximum banana flavor in the banana bread, use ripe bananas. The darker the bananas, the more flavor the quick bread will have.
  • Let the bread cool completely before slicing it so you can have clean slices.
  • If you're allergic to nuts or prefer to not have walnuts in banana bread, simply leave them out.


Calories: 465kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 46mg | Sodium: 254mg | Potassium: 318mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 33g | Vitamin A: 147IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 2mg