Jamaican Banana Bread

How to make Jamaican Banana Bread


¼ cup melted butter

2 large eggs at room temperature

¾ tsp baking soda

½ tsp salt

1 cup sugar

1 ½ cups mashed bananas, this equals three large bananas

½ tsp vanilla extract

¼ cup yogurt, plain

1 cup toasted coconut

3 tbsp Bacardi black rum


¾ cup confectioner sugar

4 tbsp lime zest

1 ½ tbsp Bacardi Black rum, divided

½ cup toasted coconut


Preheat the oven to 350*

Prepare a loaf pan by spraying it with non-stick spray

In a bowl whisk together the dry ingredients and set to the side

In a mixing bowl combine the butter and the sugar, mix well. Add the eggs one at a time, beating after each one.

Mix in the bananas, yogurt, rum and the vanilla

Slowly add the dry ingredients to the banana mix and mix thoroughly

Beat thoroughly after each addition

Fold in ½ cup of coconut without over mixing.

Scoop the butter into the prepared loaf pan

Bake at 350* for 60 minutes

Test the loaf with a toothpick. If it comes out clean, it is done. If it comes out doughy, continue baking for a few minutes.

Once baked fully, flip out on a cooling rack and allow to cool

Next make the glaze, in a bowl, mix together the confectioners sugar, lime zest and rum

Drizzle this over the top of the loaf.

Sprinkle the lime zest and remainder of the coconut

Set off to the side to cool completely


Nutrition Information:


Amount Per Serving: CALORIES: 275 | TOTAL FAT: 8g | SATURATED FAT: 6g | TRANS FAT: 0g | UNSATURATED FAT: 2g | CHOLESTEROL: 41mg | SODIUM: 253mg | CARBOHYDRATES: 44g | FIBER: 3g | SUGAR: 36g | PROTEIN: 2g

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