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Sweet Banana Bread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Elizabeth Boettcher
Added: Thursday, February 24, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c. all-purpose flour
3/4 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1 c. granulated sugar
1/4 c. butter, softened
2 large eggs
1 1/2 c. mashed ripe banana (3-4 bananas)
1/4 c. plain low-fat yogurt
3 tbsp. dark rum
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
1/2 c. sweetened coconut
1 tbsp. flaked sweetened coconut
1 c. powdered sugar
3 tbsp. lemon juice

Directions:
Directions:
Lightly spoon the flour into dry measuring cups, and level with a knife. Whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt.
Beat granulated sugar and butter with a mixer at medium speed until well blended.
Add the eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition.
Add banana, yogurt, rum, and vanilla; beat until blended.
Add flour mixture; beat at low speed just until moist.
Stir in 1/2 cup coconut.
Spoon batter into a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan coated with cooking spray; sprinkle with 1 tablespoon coconut. Bake at 350 for 1 hour* or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
Cool 10 minutes in pan on a wire rack; remove from pan. Combine powdered sugar and juice, stirring with a whisk; drizzle over warm bread. Cool bread completely on wire rack.

*For mini loaf pans, cooking time is around 30 to 40 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
maybe 10, maybe 11
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 prep, 60 oven, 20 cooling
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