Coconut Bread Recipe
I've received many requests for this recipe. It's easy to make and just a little different from other quick breads I've tried.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1 hour + cooling YIELD:32 servings
- 2 cups sugar
- 3/4 cup vegetable oil
- 4 eggs
- 2 teaspoons coconut extract
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup buttermilk
- 1 cup flaked coconut
- 1 cup chopped walnuts
- 1. In a large bowl, combine the sugar, oil, eggs and extract. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; add to sugar mixture alternately with buttermilk, stirring just until moistened. Fold in coconut and walnuts.
- 2. Pour into two greased 8-in. x 4-in. loaf pans. Bake at 325° for 60-65 minutes or until toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes in pans before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely. Yield: 2 loaves.
1 serving (1 slice) equals 188 calories, 9 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 27 mg cholesterol, 93 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.
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