Jamaican Coco Bread

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by Nat Da Brat

These little gems are served all over Negril.

Top Review by Ms. Scarlett

Very authentic, I grew up on cocobread and patty! I substituted coconut milk for milk and water, the missing "coco" in the cocobread. Makes it even tastier!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Dissolve yeast and sugar in water then stir in milk, salt and egg.
  2. Add 1/2 of the flour and stir, continue to add flour until you have a dough that can be turned out of the bowl.
  3. Knead the dough for 10 minutes until smooth but firm.
  4. Oil a clean bowl and turn the dough in it until coated.
  5. Cover with a damp towel and let it rise for 1 hours Cut into 10 portions and roll each piece into a 6 inch diameter circle.
  6. Brush with melted butter then fold in 1/2.
  7. Brush with more butter and fold in 1/2 again.
  8. Set breads on a oiled baking sheet and let them rise until they double in size.
  9. Preheat oven to 425 F set a pan of hot water on the lowest oven rack.
  10. Bake for about 12- 15 minutes or until golden brown (on upper rack, set to middle).

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