Star Fruit (Carambola) Bread

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by Ambervim

Light and bright bread with coconut. I you have a star fruit tree, you will appreciate having this recipe.

Top Review by BakinginHI

Such a great way to use star fruit when your tree is overflowing! Star fruit isn't a favorite of mine, so this was a good option for my family when we were the recipients of a boatload of the fruit. The taste reminds me of Japanese butter mochi. It's not too sweet or strong-flavored.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. In a small bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt.
  3. In a large bowl, cream sugar and butter and then cream in eggs.
  4. Blend in white wine and star fruit.
  5. Stir in flour mixture, blending thoroughly and then stir in coconut.
  6. Spoon into a well greased 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 inch bread pan or just use silpat.
  7. Bake for 50 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

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