Monday, July 27, 2009

Tyler Florence and His Toasted Coconut Bread ROCKS!

The kids and I were bored the other day and decided to trek on over to the Library. Boy! What a find! I picked up Tyler Florence Real Kitchens Cook Book! When I found the recipe for Toasted Coconut Bread I knew it was a must. My husband loves coconut and bread. I was so far from disappointed. It rocked! It was gone in a few hours. It is served with........


Really, Can you get any better? I will answer for you...NO!

Trust me....This will not disappoint...

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Coconut Bread with Pineapple Butter

by Tyler Florence

3 cps. flour

1 TB Baking Powder
1 Tsp. Salt
1 Tsp. Cinnamon
1 Stick of Butter, unsalted and melted
1 cp. Packed Brown Sugar
2 Eggs, beaten
1 tsp. Vanilla
Zest of one Lemon (I used Lime)
1 1/2 cp. Coconut Milk, Unsweetened
1 1/2 cp. Coconut, toasted (Bake on 350 until brown..He said 15 minutes, but it took only 10 for me)

1. Sift the flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt together and st aside.
2. Melt the butter and then add the brown sugar. Stir. Add one egg at a time. Stir.Add the Vanilla and Coconut Milk. Don't forget the zest. Last, Fold in the toasted coconut.
3. Bake on 375 for 1 hour and 15 minutes
4. Cool
5. Devour


8 0z. can of pineapple

1 cp. butter
Drain the juice from the Pineapple and then use a potato masher with the stick of butter or you can use a food processor.

By the way, I used fresh Pineapple...I had it on hand. It turned out GREAT!


  1. i'm a total coconut lover, so i might have to try this recipe

  2. I love Tyler Florence and his recipes. Nice job on the bread. Looks really delicious. I gotta try this sometime since I love coconut.

  3. That looks beautiful! And it almost fools me into believing it's healthy with all that fruit! I'm sure my son would love this too.


  4. The library is a treasure trove of cookbooks. Thanks for reminding everyone. Use your library! And this looks scrumptious.

  5. This looks so decadent and delicious! I'll bet you're husband was one happy man. I love finding new cookbooks at the library. I have a stack of 7 or 8 at the moment.

  6. I am the same way. I love going to the library and taking out cookbooks. I am going to have to check this one out too!
    My fiance is going to loooove this recipe. He is a coconut nut!
    Thanks for the suggestion.

  7. Definitely savings this recipe! Thanks!

  8. Um, YUM! Did I ever mention that pineapple and coconut is one of my favorite flavor combinations?!! I must try this! Thanks for sharing :)

  9. I love toasted coconut in baked goods. Pineapple butter will go over really well here, too. Thanks!

  10. This does sound amazing!!! Well, we all know Tyler rocks, so....and you do, too :D

  11. Tyler knows of what he cooks, yes, this looks so delicious!! On my list of to do soon!

  12. This looks delicious..coconut & pineapple..great combo! :)

  13. They look so delicious!
    Coconut and pineapple are a classic combination.
    Angie's Recipes

  14. I love these loaf cake recipes, and it just so happens that I have some coconut on hand ... :)

  15. Mmmm, a little slice of the tropics! What a great way to combine coconut and pineapple.

  16. I love Tyler Florence (even named my youngest after him) and I'm nuts for coconuts, so I will definitely try this.

    and Thanks for your comment on my blog.. :)

  17. Looks delish, welcome to Tyler Florence Fridays!

  18. I've always wanted to try this bread - it looks fantastic!

  19. Recipe saved, I'll use this recipe next time I grill some Spicy Dragon Chicken wings!

  20. a huge fan of coconut...=) thanks for visiting my site...glad you like it! =)

  21. Pineapple butter sounds more than yummy to me :-) I have to try it for sure

  22. Ha! I've seen that recipe around and I simply must try it - do you have any extra slices laying around?

  23. I love quickbreads and this one sounds especially good. Did you toast a whole coconut or the shredded coconut?

  24. I made this bread some time back for TFF and loved it too and the pineapple butter just makes it all the better. Yum! Welcome to TFF--thanks for cooking with us this week.



  25. Wow! This sounds so good. I've not seen the recipe before. Thanks for sharing! Definitely making it soon.

  26. Yum!! Okay, I can't seem to think of anything other than "yum" and "I'm hungry!" lol. I want to make this. Now!! :)

  27. I think my husband would love this too, going to have to try it.

  28. Very nice! I love the combo of coconut and pineapple. I'd put pineapple butter on EVERYTHING! 8-)

  29. Hi, Miranda :)

    just want to let you know that I've tried this recipe and it is great!

    the flour is not listed in the ingredients though, I copy pasted your recipe and linked to this post and my friend noted the missing ingredient. I've already updated mine...just letting you know. Ibelieve it's 3 cups of flour.. thanks again for sharing this recipe.


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