Ingrients & Directions

2 1/4 c All-purpose flour
3/4 ts Double-acting baking powder
1/2 ts Baking soda
1 ts Salt
3/4 c Unsalted butter, softened
1 c Firmly packed light brown
1/2 c Granulated sugar
1 1/2 ts Vanilla
3 lg Eggs
1 tb Freshly grated lemon zest
1 1/3 c Mashed ripe banana (about 3
3 tb Sour cream
3/4 c Chopped macadamia nuts
1 c Sweetened flaked coconut,
-toasted lightly and cooled

Into a bowl sift together the flour, the baking powder, the baking soda,
and the salt. In a large bowl with an electric mixer cream the butter with
the sugars, beat in the vanilla, the eggs, 1 at a time, the zest, the
banana, and the sour cream. Add the flour mixture, beat the batter until it
is just combined, and stir in the macadamia nuts and the coconut. Divide
the batter among 5 buttered and floured loaf pans, each 5 3/4 by 3 1/4 by 2
inches, and bake the breads in the middle of a preheated 350?F. oven for 35
to 40 minutes, or until a tester comes out clean. Remove the breads from
the pans and let them cool, right sides up, on a rack. The breads keep,
wrapped well in plastic wrap and foil, chilled for 1 week or frozen for 1

Makes 5 small loaves

5 Loaves