Coconut Lemon Loaf

  • Prep: 15 minutes
  • Bake: 1 hour
  • Serves: 12

This loaf is light, fluffy, zesty and an absolute crowd pleaser. Everyone will love this loaf. By Ruby Alexander of @earthingrubyy.

  • 3 eggs
  • 2 lemons zested
  • Juice from one lemon
  • ½ cup coconut oil or butter
  • ½ cup liquid sweetener (honey, maple syrup, agave or rice malt syrup)
  • 1 cup of flour (plain, wholemeal or ground almonds to make GF)
  • 25g (1 serve) of Two Islands Vanilla Pea Protein Powder
  • 2-3 large ripe bananas
  • 1 ½ cups of fine coconut
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  1. Pre-heat the oven to 170C fan-bake.
  2. Mash the bananas into a bowl and set aside.
  3. Melt the butter or coconut oil into a large bowl and add in the liquid sweetener of choice, mix together then add the eggs, mashed bananas, salt, baking powder/soda, coconut, flour, lemon zest and juice and protein powder. Mix until well combined.
  4. Pour into a lined loaf tin and bake for approximately 1 hour or until a knife comes out clean.
  5. Serve with a dollop of Greek or coconut yogurt and a drizzle of maple syrup – delicious!