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Sweet Bread

With Cinnamon

sweet bread with cinnamon

Ingredients

  • 2 ½ cups grated coconut
  • 1 ½ cup melted Anchor butter
  • 5 cups Five Roses flour
  • 2 tbs shortening
  • 1 ½ tbsp baking powder
  • 1 ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 3 eggs beaten
  • 1 ¼ cups Evaporated Milk
  • 2 tbs mixed essence
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ½ cup of chopped cherries
  • Coconut chips
  • Slivered almonds
  • Chia seeds
  • Mixed Berries or Fruit of your Choice

Directions

  1. In a large mixing bowl add all of the flour, baking powder, and salt
  2. Melt the butter in a saucepan
  3. In another bowl mix the coconut, the majority of the sugar, raisins, cherries, eggs,
  4. Evaporated Milk, mixed essence, nutmeg, cinnamon and melted butter
  5. Mix well until you have a creamy paste
  6. Add this to the bowl with the flour, baking powder, and salt
  7. Mix until you form a stiff dough
  8. Now divide the mixture into your baking tins
  9. Boil water
  10. Mix 2 tbsps of sugar, with the hot water and brush the top of each loaf
  11. Bake in the oven for 1 hour
  12. Let cool before serving

Serve and Enjoy!