Coconut Bread can either be made with fresh or store-bought shredded coconut.
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes
- 3 cups flour
- 3 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup sugar
- 2-2/3 cups shredded coconut or 2 cups freshly grated coconut
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup evaporated milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla or coconut extract
- 1/2 cup melted and cooled butter
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour two 8 x 4 inch loaf pans or an 10-inch tube pan. Combine flour, baking powder and salt with wire whisk. Stir in coconut and sugar. Make a well in the center. In another bowl combine last set of ingredients. Pour into well. Mix until just combined. Bake in pan(s) for 50 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool in pan(s) for 10 minutes. Finish cooling on wire racks.