Coconut Bake (recipe)

Coconut Bake

Mmmm freshly baked coconut bake! There are -definitely- worse ways to plow deeper into the work week! Coconut bake is a hearty, versatile quickbread that is a welcome addition to the breakfast table but equally enjoyable throughout the day.

Coconut Bake (recipe)
Cuisine: Caribbean
Author: Sarina
A hearty, versatile side that is a welcome addition to the breakfast table but equally enjoyable throughout the day
Ingredients
  • 2 cups Flour
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 ounce margarine
  • ¾ cup grated coconut
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2/3 cup ice water
Instructions
  1. Sift flour, salt and baking powder into a bowl.
  2. Rub in the fat, then stir in sugar and grated coconut.
  3. Add water, and mix into a firm dough.
  4. Turn out onto floured board, knead lightly, shape into a ball and leave covered for 15-20 minutes. 5. Press into the center and using a rolling pin, roll into a circular shape about ¾” thick.
  5. Heat oven to 350°F.
  6. Decorate the dough with fork or knife marks.
  7. Put onto a flat, greased baking sheet and bake till brown for about 20-30 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven.
  9. Cut into desired shape 2-3 inches wide.
  10. Serve hot, attractively arranged on a flat dish.

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