Coconut & Coriander Bread

coconut coriander bread
DifficultyBeginner

When you smell this baking you’ll be lurching for the knife ready to cut a slab off and tuck right in.

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coconut coriander bread
Yields1 Serving
Prep Time10 minsCook Time40 minsTotal Time50 mins
 2 eggs
 300 ml milk
 1 tsp vanilla extract
 375 g plain flour
 2 tsp baking powder
 2 tsp ground cinnamon
 220 g caster sugar
 150 g shredded coconut
 75 g unsalted butter, melted
 1 tbsp olive oil, for greasing loaf tin
 1 tsp ground cinnamon
 75 g desiccated coconut
 6 tbsp unsalted butter, melted
 2 tsp baking powder
To serve, either of the following
1

Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease and line a 21 x 10cm loaf pan.

2

Lightly whisk the eggs, milk and vanilla in a bowl. Sift flour, baking powder and cinnamon into a separate, large bowl. Add sugar and coconut and stir until just combined. Make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients and gradually stir in the egg mixture until just combined.

3

Add melted butter and stir until mixture is just smooth (do not over-mix). Pour into the prepared pan and bake for 1 Hour or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Set aside in the pan for 5 Minutes to cool, then turn out onto a wire rack to cool completely. Serve in thick slices.

Ingredients

 2 eggs
 300 ml milk
 1 tsp vanilla extract
 375 g plain flour
 2 tsp baking powder
 2 tsp ground cinnamon
 220 g caster sugar
 150 g shredded coconut
 75 g unsalted butter, melted
 1 tbsp olive oil, for greasing loaf tin
 1 tsp ground cinnamon
 75 g desiccated coconut
 6 tbsp unsalted butter, melted
 2 tsp baking powder
To serve, either of the following

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease and line a 21 x 10cm loaf pan.

2

Lightly whisk the eggs, milk and vanilla in a bowl. Sift flour, baking powder and cinnamon into a separate, large bowl. Add sugar and coconut and stir until just combined. Make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients and gradually stir in the egg mixture until just combined.

3

Add melted butter and stir until mixture is just smooth (do not over-mix). Pour into the prepared pan and bake for 1 Hour or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Set aside in the pan for 5 Minutes to cool, then turn out onto a wire rack to cool completely. Serve in thick slices.

Coconut & Coriander Bread
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