Coconut Bread

Coconut Bread

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This bread is soft, light, and fluffy and tastes so delicious and coconutty. One food you’ll always find in my home is bread. I love it in any shape or form and this is one of my best recipes.

Ingredients

  • Lukewarm water – 1/3 cup
  • Yeast – 1 tablespoon
  • Sugar – 1/3 cup – Use more or less
  • Egg – 1
  • Melted butter – 1/3 cup
  • Desiccated coconut – 1/2 cup
  • Coconut milk – 1 cup
  • All-purpose flour or bread flour – 3 & 1/2 cups + 2 tablespoons
  • Salt – 2 teaspoons
  • Egg – 1 – For TOPPING
  • Desiccated coconut – 2 tablespoons

Instructions

  1. Pour the lukewarm water into your mixing bowl.
  2. Add the yeast, 1 teaspoon of sugar, and mix to combine. Let the yeast bloom for about 10 minutes.
  3. Add the melted butter, egg, coconut milk, desiccated coconut, flour and salt.Mix to combine.
  4. Knead the dough for about 8 to 10 minutes or until it’s smooth.
  5. You’ll have a soft and stretchy dough.
  6. Transfer dough into an oiled bowl and rub the top with about 2 teaspoons of oil. Cover with a kitchen towel and place in a warm spot until it doubles in size. About 1 hour 30 minutes.
  7. Grease your loaf pan with some butter or oil and set aside.Flour your work surface and tip your risen dough unto it.
  8. Divide dough into 4 and shape into loaves.Place in the buttered pan, cover with a kitchen napkin and place in a warm spot until it doubles in size.
  9. … 1 hour later.Crack an egg into a bowl and give it a whisk. Brush the top of the bread with the egg wash.
  10. Sprinkle on the 2 tablespoons of the desiccated coconut. Bake in a preheated 350 degrees oven for 30 minutes.Take the bread out of the oven and remove it from the pan. Allow it to cool and enjoy!


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