Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 55 mins

This special bread is filled with good things. It's the perfect Christmas bread. And this makes 2 loaves, in case you want to give one to a neighbor.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 350°.
  2. Grease 2 loaf pans.
  3. Cream butter and sugar.
  4. Beat in eggs and vanilla.
  5. Mix flour, baking soda and salt.
  6. Add to creamed mixture alternately with bananas.
  7. Stir in coconut, almonds, cherries and dates.
  8. Pour into pans.
  9. Bake for 55 minutes, until pick comes out clean.
  10. Cool for 15 minutes before removing from pans.
Most Helpful

4 5

I just made a batch of these in my mini bundt pans. It's like banana bread with extra goodies. I'll probably sprinkle the tops with powdered sugar. Yum!