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Almond Coconut Bread

Sprinkling sugar on top of this bread before baking gives it a delectable crunch. The flavor from almond extract pairs nicely with the coconut.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    1 loaf (16 slices)

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • Additional sugar

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in the egg and extracts. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk. Fold in coconut.
  • Pour into a greased 9x5-in. loaf pan. Sprinkle with sugar. Bake at 350° for 50-55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack.
Nutrition Facts
1 slice: 167 calories, 5g fat (4g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 164mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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  • manga
    Jun 12, 2016

    I found that the bread was crumbly when I cut it. It was just okay. I won't make it again.

  • lafleur
    May 14, 2011

    Very good! (I did add some coconut extract & nuts).