Coconut Bread

coconut bread
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Ratings (23)
  • Total: 75 mins
  • Prep: 25 mins
  • Cook: 50 mins
  • Yield: 1 loaf (10 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
328 Calories
21g Fat
33g Carbs
5g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Tasty and easy to make, this coconut bread can either be made with fresh or store-bought shredded coconut.


  • 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 extract (or coconut extract)
  • 1/2 cup butter (melted and cooled)

Steps to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.

  2. Grease and flour two 8 x 4 inch loaf pans or a 10-inch tube pan.

  3. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt with wire whisk. Stir in coconut and sugar. Make a well in the center.

  4. In another bowl combine the last set of ingredients.

  5. Pour into well. Mix until just combined.

  6. Bake in the pan(s) for 50 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool in pan(s) for 10 minutes. Finish cooling on wire racks.