*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            BANANA COCONUT BREAD
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Desserts                         Breads
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1       c            Currants
      1/2   c            Dark rum
    3       c            Flour
    1       t            Salt
    1       t            Baking soda
    1       t            Baking powder
    2       t            Cinnamon
      1/2   t            Grated nutmeg
      2/3   c            Sweetened coconut
      1/2   c            Vegetable shortening
    1       c            Packed brown sugar
    2       ea           Eggs beaten lightly
      1/3   c            Buttermilk
    1       c            Mashed ripe banana
 
   Heat rum and place in bowl with currants 1 hour.  In separate bowl,
   sift together flour, sal, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon,
   nutmeg, and 1/2 cup of the coconut.  In a large bowl, cream vegetable
   shortening and brown sugar till combined.  Add eggs and beat well.
   Stir in buttermilk, banana and currant mixture.  Combine well.  Add
   flour mixture and stir till just combined.  Spoon batter into greased
   loaf pan 9“x5”x2 3/4".  Sprinkle with remaining coconut and bake in
   preheated 350 F degree oven 60 to 70 minutes or till don .  Makes 1
   loaf.
  
 
 
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