Crunchy Banana-Colada Bread

The crunchy coconut and banana-nut topping adds a new twist to this tropics-inspired quick bread.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 3 hr 40 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 16

Ingredients

3/4
cup sugar
1/2
cup unsalted or regular butter, softened
2
eggs
1
cup mashed very ripe bananas (2 medium)
1
(6-oz.) container Yoplait® Original 99% Fat Free Piña Colada Yogurt
1 1/2
cups all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking soda
1
teaspoon salt
4
Nature Valley® Banana Nut Crunchy Granola Bars (2 pouches from 8.9-oz. box), coarsely crushed*
1/4
cup flaked coconut
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. (If using dark pan, decrease oven temperature to 325°F.) Generously grease 9x5-inch loaf pan with shortening or spray with cooking spray. In large bowl, beat sugar and butter with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Beat in eggs, bananas and yogurt.
  • 2 Add flour, baking soda and salt; beat until combined. Stir in 1/2 cup of the crushed granola bars until well combined. Pour batter into greased pan.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix remaining 1/4 cup crushed granola bars and the coconut. Sprinkle evenly over batter in pan; press in lightly.
  • 4 Bake at 350°F. for 60 to 70 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, covering with foil during last 15 to 20 minutes of baking to prevent excessive browning. Cool in pan on wire rack 15 minutes. Remove loaf from pan; place on rack. Cool completely, about 2 hours. Wrap tightly and store in refrigerator.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Slice
    Calories
    195
    (
    Calories from Fat
    70),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    8g
    8%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    40mg
    40%;
    Sodium
    260mg
    260%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    28g
    28%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    15g
    15%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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