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Coconut Bread

Great served toasted with lashings of butter and icing sugar.

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs

  • 300 ml milk

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence

  • 2.5 cups plain flour

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon

  • 1 cup caster sugar

  • 150 g shredded coconuts

  • 75 g unsalted butter melted

  • icing sugar

Method

  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 180C (350F).

  • 2.

    Lightly whisk eggs, milk and vanilla together.

  • 3.

    Sift flour, baking powder and cinnamon into a bowl, add sugar and coconut, and stir to combine.

  • 4.

    Make a well in the centre and gradually stir in the egg mixture until just combined.

  • 5.

    Add melted butter and stir until the mixture is just smooth, being careful not to over-mix.

  • 6.

    Pour into a greased and floured 21 x 10 cm (81/2 x 4 in) loaf tin and bake in the preheated oven for 1 hour, or until bread is cooked when tested with a skewer.

  • 7.

    Leave in tin to cool for 5 minutes, and remove to cool further on a wire rack.

  • 8.

    Serve in thick slices, toasted, buttered and dusted with icing sugar. Makes 8-10 thick slices.

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Posted by KathyReport
You can also use coconut sugar for a healthier Bread !!!!
Posted by Judith178Report
Really great with toasted stranded coconut
Posted by MZ8Report
This is the best breakfast toast, easy and second only to Bill's banana bread. I take it to work to toast when on the run, my daughter says that it is equal to that she has at Bill's, I really do not think so. Love the coconut bread!
Posted by JW200Report
Simple to make and so easy to eat! This can also be sliced, wraped in plastic wrap & frozen for 3 weeks in a sealed container.How good is that for a lazy weekend breakfast?
Posted by Dianne152Report
made it & loved it ....was so easy too !
Posted by Annie179Report
I have recently made this bread and it turned out quite heavy. What have I done wrong???
Posted by AliciaReport
These batters are easily over mixed. Make sure that you stir only enough to just bring it together otherwise it is pretty leaden!
Posted by Report
This was very easy and quick, and no electric mixer required! Bliss! I froze a loaf (after cutting into thick slices) and grab a bit, toast it, pour a coffee ... Yum! Makes getting up on a work day easier!