Bajan Sweet Bread

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

This is also known as coconut bread. Traditionally it's eaten for breakfast or tea. Posted for Zaar World Tour 05

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Grease loaf pans with shortening and pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Mix flour, baking powder,salt, coconut, sugar and the raisins together in a bowl.
  3. Add egg, evaporated milk, margarine and almond essence and mix together well until you have a firm dough.
  4. Divide dough in half and fill loaf pans.
  5. Mix 2 tablespoons of sugar and 1 tablespoon of hot water and brush mixture over the loaves.
  6. Bake in center of oven for about 1 hour or until skewer inserted into center comes out clean.
  7. Let cool in the pans.


Most Helpful

This is the exact recipe I use and everyone loves it. Of course I put my own spin on it.

ljg_sda April 08, 2013

good recipe make sure that you put it in an 8x4 bread pan and only fill it 1/2 way! otherwise your bread will bake to fast! makes about 3 small loaves for me.

jayemtee83 December 23, 2010

good recipe -Bajan NYer

Chefb123 January 11, 2010

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