Coconut Bread (Guyana -- Caribbean)

Recipe by Sydney Mike
READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 24
YIELD: 2 loaves
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F & grease two 9-inch loaf pans.
  • In a small bowl, add dried fruit & 1/4 cup of the 4 cups of flour, then strain flour into a large bowl, leaving the dried fruit coated with a bit of flour. Set the dried fruit aside.
  • In that same large bowl, add the rest of the flour then whisk together the flour, baking powder & salt, before adding the sugar, beaten egg, milk, melted margarine, vanilla extract & coconut milk, whisking to combine well.
  • Stir in the grated coconut & dried fruit, blending well. If necessary, knead briefly on a floured surface.
  • Cut dough in half & shape each half into loaves, & placing them in the prepared loaf pans.
  • Bake for 50-55 minutes or until golden brown.
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