Lambertville Station Coconut Bread Recipe
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Lambertville Station Coconut Bread Recipe

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Hearty, golden-brown bread made with toasted coconut is a long-time Lambertville Station specialty. Enjoy this sweet treat next time you crave distinctive bakery. —Lambertville Station, Lambertville, New Jersey
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling
MAKES: 16 servings


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1-1/2 cups milk
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 cup flaked coconut, toasted

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 182 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 16mg cholesterol, 215mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein Diabetic Exchanges:2 starch, 1/2 fat


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Combine the egg, milk and extracts. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in coconut.
  2. Transfer to a greased 9x5-in. loaf pan. Bake 40-50 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Yield: 1 loaf (16 slices).
Originally published as Lambertville Station Coconut Bread in Taste of Home

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Reviewed Jun. 16, 2016

"I made this and it is quite good. I agree with others that it is a little dry, but add a little butter to the slice and it works well. I often modify recipes for my needs and hobby, I cooked this in a Global Sun Oven, I can get the solar oven to 350 degrees on a full sunny day so this cooked in only about 15-20 minutes longer than regular oven. The bread raised very well and has excellent flavor. I also used splenda sugar blend for the sugar to lower the sugar in the recipe, (i'm diabetic), and that may have accounted for a drier texture. I also use a whole grain flour that I grind with Spelt, Brown Rice, and pearl Barley. I used 50-50 with unbleached bread flour. It works well for almost any non yeast bread and adds whole grain nutrition. I got the grain mix from Chef Brad's show, you might want to google Chef Brad and "Wonder Flour" which is his whole grain mix. I use it a lot. I knocked off the 1 star for the slightly dry and heavy texture, but I will make this again, TASTY!"

Reviewed Jul. 18, 2015

"I made this and it turned out great. It was moist and sweet. I used whole milk and fresh coconut toasted. It is really good when you toast a slice in the toaster oven and spread butter on top. Also store it in a zip lock bag to keep it moist. I highly recommend this recipe. I don't even like coconut but I had a whole coconut and I needed something to do with the coconut meat so I found this recipe and I think it's really good. The only down side is that it is a bit dense."

Reviewed May. 2, 2015

"nice, had originally at Lambertville Station, quick bread goes nicely with varied courses."

Reviewed Feb. 3, 2015

"This bread has a very nice flavor, slightly sweet, with a nice blend of vanilla, almond and coconut flavors. It was on the dry side, however, so next time I will add two tablespoons of melted butter to the batter. It needed 55 minutes to bake in my oven. I will definitely be making this bread again!"

Reviewed Jun. 5, 2014

"Would NOT recommend this recipe. Not much taste. I feel I wasted all the ingredients. I will put it outside for the birds to eat."

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