Tropical Bread

  • Yield 10-12 servings

"My family loves this sweet quick bread. It is easy to make. We eat it for breakfast, an afternoon snack, or as a dessert. It is a great hit at potluck dinners."


1/2 cup sugar
2 eggs
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 cup mashed bananas (about 2 medium bananas)
1/2 cup flaked coconut
1 3/4 cups self-rising flour
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup confectioners' sugar
1 tablespoon milk


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Beat together sugar, eggs, and oil in a large bowl. Stir in bananas and coconut. Combine flour and soda. Add to banana mixture.
  3. Bake in two greased 8 1/2-by-4 1/2-inch loaf pans for 35 to 40 minutes.
  4. To see if bread is done, insert a toothpick in the center of loaf. Toothpick should come out clean.
  5. Cool slightly and frost with confectioners’ sugar frosting. Cover bread to keep it from drying.
  6. To make the frosting, sift sugar and mix with milk in a small bowl until smooth.
  7. Spread over each loaf and sprinkle coconut on top.

Flo Burtnett, Gage, Okla.



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