Chocolate Chip Coconut Banana Bread

 

serves: 16, 8 from each loaf – size: 1/8 slice of loaf

Ingredients

  • 5 ripe bananas
  • 1/2 cup applesauce or 1/2 cup non fat vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour ( you can use white too)
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 1/2 tbsp margarine
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp coconut extract (optional)
  • 1/2 cup coconut flakes

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375F.
  2. Spray 2 loaf pans (8×4.5 or 8×5″) with cooking spray.
  3. In a medium size bowl, mash bananas with a fork.
  4. In a separate bowl, add flour, salt and baking soda. Use a wire whisk to mix dry ingredients together.
  5. Using a stand or mixer, cream (beat ingredients together at a high speed) margarine and brown sugar together.
  6. Add mashed bananas, egg whites, applesauce or yogurt and coconut extract (if using). Mix on low for 30 sec – 1min.
  7. Next, add in dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix on a low speed. (important not to over mix).
  8. Next, fold in mini chocolate chips and coconut flakes.
  9. Pour banana bread batter evenly into the loaf pans.
  10. Bake bread loaves in oven for 40-45 min, until the edges are golden brown and toothpick comes out clean.  Enjoy! 

Chocolate Chip Coconut Banana Bread

Ingredients

  • 5 ripe bananas
  • 1/2 cup applesauce or 1/2 cup non fat vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour ( you can use white too)
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 1/2 tbsp margarine
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp coconut extract (optional)
  • 1/2 cup coconut flakes

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375F.
  2. Spray 2 loaf pans (8×4.5 or 8×5″) with cooking spray.
  3. In a medium size bowl, mash bananas with a fork.
  4. In a separate bowl, add flour, salt and baking soda. Use a wire whisk to mix dry ingredients together.
  5. Using a stand or mixer, cream (beat ingredients together at a high speed) margarine and brown sugar together.
  6. Add mashed bananas, egg whites, applesauce or yogurt and coconut extract (if using). Mix on low for 30 sec – 1min.
  7. Next, add in dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix on a low speed. (important not to over mix).
  8. Next, fold in mini chocolate chips and coconut flakes.
  9. Pour banana bread batter evenly into the loaf pans.
  10. Bake bread loaves in oven for 40-45 min, until the edges are golden brown and toothpick comes out clean. Enjoy!
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