2 cups Plain Flour
3/4 teaspoon Bi Carbonate of Soda
1/2 teaspoon Salt
1 cup Granulated Sugar
1/4 cup Butter; softened
2 large Eggs
1-1/2 cups mashed; ripe Bananas
1/4 cup low fat plain Yogurt; or pina colada flavored
3 tablespoons dark Rum or; Apple Cider
1/2 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
1/2 cup flaked sweetened Coconut
1 tablespoon flaked sweetened Coconut
1/2 cup Icing Sugar
1-1/2 tablespoon fresh Lime or Lemon Juice

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups, level with a knife.
  2. Combine flour, baking soda, and salt, stirring with a whisk. Place granulated sugar and butter in a large bowl, beat with a mixer at medium speed until well blended. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Add banana, yogurt, rum, and vanilla, beat until blended. Add flour mixture, beat at low speed just until moist. Stir in 1/2 cup coconut.
  3. Spoon better in 9x5 inch loaf pan coated with cooking spray, sprinkle with 1 tablespoon coconut.
  4. Bake at 180 degrees C for 1 houror until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes on a wire rack, remove from pan.
  5. Combine icing sugar and juice, stirring with a whisk, drizzle over warm bread. Cool completely on wire rack.
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