Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Caribbean Coconut Bread

3 cups all-purpose flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon salt

2 cups sugar

1 cup vegetable oil

4 eggs, lightly beaten

2 teaspoons coconut extract

1 cup buttermilk

1 cup sweet shredded coconut


Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.

Grease and flour two 9 1/2" x 5 1/2" loaf pans.

mix with hand and wooden spoon

In medium mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt; mix well.

In large mixing bowl, combine sugar, oil, beaten eggs, and coconut extract; mix well.

Alternately add flour mixture and buttermilk to sugar mixture and stir only until moist.

Stir in shredded coconut.

Pour batter into the two prepared loaf pans, place on middle rack and bake for 1 hour.

Add more favor by add a coconut glaze

1 cup powdered sugar, sifted

3 tablespoons cream of coconut

2 tablespoons Malibu® coconut rum

1 teaspoon hot water

½ cup sweetened flaked coconut, toasted

Place sifted powdered sugar in a bowl, add cream of coconut, Malibu, and water and stir until smooth.