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Banana Bread with Coconut and Walnuts

Photo: Travis Rathbone
Yield Makes: 12 servings (serving size: 1 slice)

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups whole-wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 cups coarsely mashed ripe bananas (about 3)
  • 1/2 cup 2% plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup coconut flakes
  • 1/2 cup walnut halves

Nutrition Information

  • calories 224
  • fat 7.4 g
  • satfat 1.8 g
  • monofat 1.3 g
  • polyfat 3.8 g
  • protein 5 g
  • carbohydrate 37 g
  • fiber 3 g
  • cholesterol 32 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 171 mg
  • calcium 23 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

  2. In a bowl, whisk together first 4 ingredients.

  3. In a large bowl, beat sugar and eggs until thick. Stir in oil, bananas, yogurt and vanilla. Fold in flour mix, coconut and walnuts.

  4. Pour into greased 9-by 5-inch pan. Bake for 75 minutes. Let cool on rack and serve.