Sweet coconut and chewy pecans fill this irresistible banana bread.
Course: Breakfast, Snack
1/3cuplight brown sugar
2teaspoons vanilla extract
1/4 cupbutter, melted
1 1/2cupsall-purpose flour
3medium bananas, smashed, about 1 1/3 cups
1cupshredded sweetened coconut, plus 2 tablespoons reserved
Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease a loaf pan very well with butter (or line with parchment paper) and set aside. Combine the eggs, sugars, and vanilla in a large mixing bowl. Whisk to combine. Add the butter and sour cream and whisk again.
Add the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt to the bowl. Whisk to combine. Add the smashed banana and stir again. Add 1 cup coconut and the pecans and stir once more to mix throughout.
Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan. Sprinkle with remaining coconut. Bake for 55-70 minutes until golden brown and a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Cool in the pan for 10 minutes before removing from the pan. Let cool completely on a wire rack before slicing. Enjoy!