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!