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Coca Cola Banana Bread
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Beth's Cola Banana Bread

Cola makes the bread dark and adds sweetness.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Banana Bread, Coke
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8
Author Cookie Madness

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups plus 2 tablespoons (210 grams)
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 1/4 cups dark brown sugar (250 grams)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup mashed or pureed bananas
  • 1/2 cup Coca Cola
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup toasted and chopped pecans if desired

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.
  • Grease and flour an 8 1/2 by 4 1/2 inch or a 9x5 inch loaf pan. Line with a strip of parchment paper.
  • In a small bowl, thoroughly stir together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon.
  • In a mixing bowl, stir together the oil, brown sugar, vanilla, eggs and bananas.
  • Add half the flour mixture and stir until incorporated, then add the Coca Cola and remaining flour mixture and stir until mixed. Stir in the pecans.
  • Pour into pan. Bake for about 75 minutes (1 hour and 15 minutes).