The inside was roasted, bringing out the sweetness, and just the right "overripe" consistency.
Without further ado, here's a quick and easy recipe that I hope you'll enjoy as much as I do.
Banana Coconut Muffins
from Gourmet, May 2004
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
2 very ripe bananas, mashed (3/4 cup)
1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
2/3 cup sugar
1 large egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
3/4 cup sweetened flaked coconut
Preheat oven to 375.
Whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt in one bowl. In another bowl, whisk together melted butter, sugar, egg, and vanilla. Stir in mashed bananas, and 1/2 cup of the coconut.
Line a muffin tin with 8 liners and distribute the batter evenly among them. Top with remaining coconut. Bake for 25 minutes.