1. Preheat the oven to 170°C.
2. Grease and line a large loaf tin (approx. 24 cm x 10 cm).
3. Mix the bananas, sugar, eggs, oil, coconut milk and vanilla essence in a bowl.
4. In a separate bowl, mix the flour, desiccated coconut and baking powder.
5. Combine the two mixtures and pour into the loaf tin.
6. Bake for 45-50 minutes or until a knife inserted in the centre comes out clean.