Coconut Banana Bread with sweet little bits of White Chocolate & Pecans running through...drizzled with a perfect Coconut Caramel Icing then topped with more Toasted Coconut. This can't be legal!!
1 cup butter, melted
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp rum extract
2 cups mashed bananas (3-4 ripe bananas)
2-3/4 cups all purpose flour
1-1/4 tsp baking soda
6 ounces white baking chocolate coarsely chopped (white chocolate chips are fine)
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup flaked coconut
1 cup chopped pecans (macadamia nuts would be amazing!)
toasted coconut for sprinkling
Caramel Coconut Icing
1-1/2 cups powdered sugar
1/2 tsp caramel extract
1/2 tsp coconut extract
enough milk to thin (about 2-3 tbsp)
In a mixing bowl combine melted butter and sugar. Add eggs & extracts, beat on high speed till thickened.
Stir in mashed bananas. Combine the flour, baking soda, & salt; gradually add to banana mixture. Fold in chocolate, coconut, & pecans. Transfer to two greased 8-in x 4-in loaf pans. Bake @ 350 for 60-70 minutes. Cool for about 10 minutes before removing from pans. Whisk together icing ingredients & drizzle over warm bread & top with toasted coconut. Holy Goodness!!