Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Coconut Anyone???

Okay if you know anything about me at all you know I LOVE COCONUT!!! And I will eat it in or on just about anything. I found a new blog "See Jane In The Kitchen" and found this recipe. It is her mom's recipe and of course I just had to share it with you. I have not made it yet, but I will this weekend. I can just tell by the picture I am going to love it and so will you!!

Jane has a ton of fun recipes. make sure to stop by her blog and say hi.

 Jane's Mom's coconut bread

4 eggs, beaten

2 cups sugar

1 cup oil

1 Tablespoon coconut extract

3 cups flour

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 cup buttermilk

1 cup shredded coconut

1 cup chopped pecans

In a medium bowl, mix eggs, sugar, oil and coconut extract. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Alternate adding flour and buttermilk to egg mixture. Fold in coconut and pecans.

Bake at 325 degrees for an hour or until a toothpick comes out clean.


1 cup sugar

1/2 cup water

1 teaspoon coconut extract

1 teaspoon almond extract

2 Tablespoons butter

Put butter, sugar and water in a saucepan and boil for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and add almond and coconut. Pour over warm bread and let sit for a couple of hours to soak in.

Makes 2 large loaves or 6 small loaves.


  1. Thanks for stopping by and becoming a follower of my little blog!! I am your newest follower now! This recipe sounds great! I am going to a cookie day tomorrow so I hope to come home with more than I went with there!!!