Coconut Bread

Pile of shredded coconut beside half a coconut
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  • 75 mins
  • Prep: 25 mins,
  • Cook: 50 mins
  • Yield: 1 loaf

Tasty and easy to make, this Coconut Bread can either be made with fresh or store-bought shredded coconut.

What You'll Need

  • 3 cups flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2-2/3 cups shredded coconut or 2 cups ​​freshly grated coconut
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 teaspoon ​vanilla or coconut extract
  • 1/2 cup melted and cooled butter

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Grease and flour two 8 x 4 inch loaf pans or a 10-inch tube pan.
  3. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt with wire whisk. Stir in coconut and sugar. Make a well in the center.
  4. In another bowl combine the last set of ingredients.
  5. Pour into well. Mix until just combined.
  6. Bake in the pan(s) for 50 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool in pan(s) for 10 minutes. Finish cooling on wire racks.