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Spiced Coconut Loaf

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This wonderful loaf is a coconut lover’s dream! It’s tender with a bit of chewiness from the coconut, lightly spiced and topped with a coconut glaze and toasted coconut.

1HR 25MIN

Total Cooking Time

16

Ingredients
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Ingredients
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Servings:
10
Serves 10
Loaf
1/2 Tbsp
Baking Powder
1 tsp
Ground Allspice
1 tsp
Ground Cinnamon
1/2 tsp
Ground Nutmeg
1/4 tsp
1/2 cup
Coconut Cream
1/2 cup
3/4 cup
Brown Sugar , firmly packed
1/2 cup
Unsalted Butter , room temperature
2
Large Eggs
1/2 cup
Unsweetened Coconut Flakes
as needed
Non-Stick Baking Spray
Glaze
1/2 cup
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
2 Tbsp
Coconut Cream
1/4 cup
Unsweetened Coconut Flakes
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Author's Notes

If you cannot find coconut cream, you can use full fat coconut milk by chilling the coconut milk to solidify the solids and pouring off 1/4 of the liquid prior to mixing together. This will make it thicker and creamier. Yields 1 loaf.

Directions

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Step 1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C), spray a loaf pan with Non-Stick Baking Spray (as needed) and line with parchment, allowing the ends to overhang the loaf pan slightly.
Step 2
In a small bowl whisk together the All-Purpose Flour (1 1/4 cups) , Baking Powder (1/2 Tbsp) , Ground Allspice (1 tsp) , Ground Cinnamon (1 tsp) , Ground Nutmeg (1/2 tsp) , and Salt (1/4 tsp) . Set aside.
Step 3
In a small bowl whisk together Coconut Cream (1/2 cup) and Sour Cream (1/2 cup) . Set aside.
Step 4
Using a stand mixer fitted with a paddled attachment or electric mixer beat Brown Sugar (3/4 cup) and Unsalted Butter (1/2 cup) together until smooth and light. Beat in one Eggs (2) at a time until incorporated.
Step 5
Beat in a third of the dry ingredients, and then a half of the wet ingredients, alternating thirds of the dry and half of the wet until just combined, but do not over-mix. Stir in Unsweetened Coconut Flakes (1/2 cup) .
Step 6
Spread evenly into prepared pan and bake for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
Step 7
Cool for 5-10 minutes and then lift out of pan using the overhanging parchment. Peel off parchment and allow to cool completely on a wire rack.
Step 8
Toast Unsweetened Unsweetened Unsweetened Coconut Flakes (1/4 cup) in a 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) oven on a baking sheet for 10-12 minutes while the loaf cools.
Step 9
In a small bowl whisk together Powdered Confectioners Sugar (1/2 cup) and Coconut Cream (2 Tbsp) until smooth.
Step 10
Drizzle glaze over loaf and garnish with toasted coconut. Slice and serve.

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