March 31, 2008

Coconut Bread

4 eggs
2 c. sugar
1 c. oil
2 tsp. coconut extract
3 c. flour
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1 c. buttermilk
1 c. coconut

Beat eggs. Add sugar, oil, and extract mix well. In a separate bowl combine baking soda,powder,salt and flour. Add the dry ingredients alternately with buttermilk. Then add coconut. Bake 325 degrees in a greased bundt pan or two bread pans for 1 hour 15 minutes.

1 c. sugar
1/2 c. water
2 tbs. butter
1 tsp. coconut extract

Boil sugar, water, butter for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and add coconut extract.
When bread comes out of the oven poke with a long tined fork several times. Pour syrup over bread and let stand for 2-4 hours before turning out of pan.