posted by Linda in San Diego 09-22-98 12:19 PM
Toasted-Coconut Rum Banana Bread
1/2 cup butter -- at room temperature
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup sugar
1 cup banana -- (about 3 medium)mash
3 tablespoons dark rum
1 c coconut -- toasted 5-8 minutes
in 350 F oven
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
Preheat the oven to 350 F.
Grease and flour 9 1/2 x 5 1/2 inch loaf pan or three 5 3/4 x 3 1/2-inch loaf pans.
In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar. Beat in eggs, rum, and almond extract.
In another bowl, stir the flour, baking powder, soda, and salt together, then add to the creamed mixture.
Blend in the banana and coconut.
Turn into prepared pan or pans. Bake 55 to 60 minutes for the large loaf , or 45 to 55 minutes for he smaller loaves, or until they test done.
Cool in the pan 5 minutes, then turn onto a rack.
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