Coconut Bread Recipe – A Unique Belizean Treat

Ingredients:

1 lb. all purpose flour

½ tsp. salt

1 tsp. instant yeast

2 tbsp. melted butter

¼ cup white sugar

¾ cup dried grated coconut

1 ½ cup coconut milk

1 egg well beaten

Method: combine all the ingredients and kneed well, if dough is too sticky, add a bit more flour, if it is too dry, add more coconut milk or warm water.  Place dough in a mixing bowl covered with plastic film or a kitchen towel.  Let it rise for an hour. Punch down dough with your hands and shape bread, grease a baking tray or place a non stick baking mat and arrange balls of breads separated one to another. Let the bread to rise again until double its size, bake at 350 C for a space of 30 min or until golden brown.

Tip: if you want to achieve a better golden brown color on the top brush the dough before it is baked with 1 egg beaten with 2 tsp.  Milk.

Readers, what do you think about this Coconut Bread Recipe?  As always, I’ve love to hear your thoughts if you leave a comment below!

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3 thoughts on “Coconut Bread Recipe – A Unique Belizean Treat

  1. I’ve been intimidated by yeast breads before, but it just means time to leave it alone and let it rise. This was delicious, alone and with a topping. Not particularly sweet, distinctly but not overwhelmingly coconutty. I made it as buns on Good Friday, and we enjoyed all weekend. Thank you!

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