Barbados coconut sweet bread recipe
The Bajan coconut bread is one of the delights coming
from any Barbadian kitchen. Traditionally the neighbour
hood would be alight with the pleasant aroma of the
coconut sweet bread being baked on Sunday afternoons.
Whether it is a heavy coconut bread or a light one, the
sweet bread as it is call remains a favourite in homes
across the island.
Especially at Christmas and other special occasions...
with this recipe you no longer have to go to the bakery
every time you want a piece of Barbados coconut sweet
bread. You can simply make this delicious treat in your
Here is a recipe for Bajan
- 450g (1lb) flour
- 50g (2oz) margarine
- 50g (2oz) shortening
- 3/4 cup of water
- 275g (10oz) sugar
- 1 large coconut grated
- 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
- 3 teaspoon baking powder
- 175g raisins
- Nutmeg grated/spice
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 egg
Sift flour into a mixing bowl and add 6 ozs of sugar,
shortening, margarine, baking powder, nutmeg, spice,
essence, beaten egg, raisins and 3/4 of grated coconut and
add water. Mix all ingredients together insuring that they
blend well. Knead on a floured board until dough is firm
cut and shape into two loaves.
Take the remaining 1/4 of grated coconut, add 2 ozs of
sugar, add 1/2 tsp vanilla essence and mix thoroughly.
Using a knife cut through the middle of each loaf
and add equal amounts of grated coconut mixed with essence
and sugar to the center of each loaf and close opening.
Put into greased loaf pans 2/3 full. Score the tops with
sharp knife, take the remaining 2 ozs sugar mix with small
amount of water and brush on to the top of each loaf. Bake
in a moderate heat in oven until firm and brown.
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