You are here: Home » Recipes » Caribbean-Style Banana Bread Caribbean-Style Banana Bread Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 16 servings This makes a great breakfast bread or snack. PrintEmail Ingredients 2 cups flour1 teaspoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon baking soda1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon1/4 teaspoon salt1/2 cup butter, softened1/2 cup packed brown sugar2 -- eggs, lightly beaten1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 cup mashed bananas1/2 cup chopped macadamias8 ounces cream cheese, softened1 -- egg1/4 cup packed brown sugar1/2 cup flaked or shredded coconut Instructions Grease the bottoms and 1/2 inch up the sides of 2 loaf pans. Mix the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt together. Cream the butter at high speed in a mixing bowl for 30 seconds. Add 1/2 cup brown sugar, 2 eggs and the vanilla and beat until smooth. Add the dry ingredients alternately with the bananas, beating at low speed until smooth after each addition. Stir in the macadamias. Combine the cream cheese, 1 egg and 1/4 cup brown sugar in a mixing bowl and beat at medium speed until nearly smooth. Stir in the coconut. Spoon 1/4 of the banana batter into each loaf pan. Spread 1/4 of the cream cheese mixture over the batter in each pan and cut through with a spatula to swirl. Repeat with the remaining batter and cream cheese mixture, but do not cut through to swirl. Bake at 350F for 50 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted into the center of the loaves comes out clean. Cool in the loaf pans on a wire rack for 10 minutes, then remove to the wire rack to cool completely. Recipe reprinted with permission from The Junior League of the Emerald Coast’s Beach Appetit (The Junior League of the Emerald Coast, Inc., 2004).