Hi chris ive tried a few attemots to make this for my bajan partner but the outside always goes very hard and he says its to hard what am I doing wrong. thank you for posting the recipe for the coconut swet bread, i will make it today. i have been following your blog for a while now. Baked with most of the same delicious ingredients she used and infused with a delightful lemon flavor that takes my grandma’s method to the next level — topped with a sweet turmeric glaze for a touch of international flavor. Use candied orange peel or candied papaya peel or a combination of the two. This is the best coconut bread recipe I have found so far. I used the grated coconut from the supermarket and it was perfect, I did not taste any different than if I had used fresh grated coconut……. I want to thank you.To everyone out there who stops here try this recipe the taste wont be disappointing. I think I have baked this bread too much now. I recommend a little less sugar. Thank you so much for this wonderful recipe!! Sprinkle with granulated sugar and Return to the oven for 3 -4 minutes. Naparima Girls' High School Cookbook *BEST PRICE* | Naparima … I also started using Agave Nectar in my baking as opposed to sugar because of health issues with my husband. I also used desiccated coconut but didn't soak in milk…Next time I will try that and see if there is any improvement. Chris!!! Adds a bit more moisture to it, so you can reduce liquid a tad. I am Bajan. However with her 94 years of experience, I doubt I’ll ever be able to come close to equaling hers. Pour the egg mixture into the well and stir with a spoon. I love to bake and try new things. 3 cups coconut, grated (not dried or sweetened) I also use currants in my recipe, which I got from the Naparima cookbook! Thanks for posting this! I'm using dry coconut..should I hand grate it or can I use a blender and add a little water to get it to blend like I would do when blending for callaloo?? I am accustom to sweet bread with fresh grated coconut. I must say though that I omit the eggs but the texture looks the same. Luv you lots! i am vegan and this is my go to sweet bread recipe. I made this today and it’s yummy…..but instead of white sugar I used 11/2 cup brown sugar. Bread omelette sweet is a quick and healthy breakfast recipe just in 5 minutes. Hey Chris this is great. First try, i found a little too sweet (with no glaze) but amazing nonetheless. This morning I started off the day GRAND… with a large cup of tea and a couple slices of fresh-baked coconut sweet bread and it took me right back to my child hood. I found a few but none as descriptive as yours. I replace the eggs with ground flaxseed and the evaporated milk with fresh coconut milk. Thanks. I tried this recipe to the letter, except I used 1 cup brown sugar and 1 cup white…… and all I can say is …Priceless! I am so excited! Just to let you know I made the sweet bread using the shredded coconut and the sweetbread came out fine ! The sweetbread didn’t even crumble when I cut it. Not every oven is calibrated correctly. Maybe we can get someone to help us from the other readers? While we work the mixture preheat your oven to 325 degrees. Thanks to you I can make it on my own. Turns out great. I also tried it with the fresh grated coconut and they both tasted the same. It will become a bit lumpy as the mixed fruit will be a bit wet. Mix and sift flour, baking powder and salt four times. The only other change I made was I reduced the sugar to 1 cup. Grease bowl and top of dough, cover and allow to rest for 20-25 minutes 8. The only difference I note with the package is that the 'shreds' are longer and can cause the sweetbread to break up instead of slicing clean. I was jumping for joy LOL. Chis, thank you so much for posting this recipe – I found one on-line but it needed a "little help" and yours I'm sure is much better than the one I tried. thank you so much. I tried the coconut sweet bread and it was very delicious, so i need to make twice that amount,do i have to double the ingredients would love to know. 90. I agree with you getting fresh coconuts that aren’t rancid is a hit or miss. I have searched high and low for a good Trini sweet bread recipe! Hey Chris, I just love your site, keep up the great work!! Mixed peel is the candied peel of various fruit. Love everything you dishes up. However, since the shredded coconut was already sweetened, I reduced the amount of sugar. Hi Chris, just a tip for those who do not want to grate the coconut. In a large mixing bowl put the flour, salt, nutmeg, cinnamon and baking powder… using a whisk, work a few times to incorporate the dry ingredients. Chris, I tried this recipe and oh I did enjoy it. I have used your recipe for Sweet bread on several occasions and it is excellent. imma try the sweetened coconut first and when i find fresh, imma try that too! My sweet bread came out just like the one in the picture and I am confident that it will taste just as appetising as it looks, can,t wait for it to cool. Now to try the Roti. I mixed it with canned coconut milk and let it rehydrate. Bless you and thanks again and again. I used just raisins and maraschino cherries. I added a little extra water and a little less sugar and was happy with the result. BTW, make sure you use the finest shred you can get if this is your only option. 2 teaspoons almond essence I did leave it in a little longer in the oven because the inside did not come out clean at 50 minutes and as a result I think that made the top just a little hard.I do plan to use the recipe again but I will either 5cups of flour or 1 1/2 cup sugar- just to tone down the sweetness for me and use and I will try creaming the butter and sugar first and see how this methods works. It's also good to use the food processor and plain sugar (a little less than the recipe calls for) to break the packaged shredded coconut down further. 3/4 cup evaporated milk moist and so delicious. Hi Chris, I tried the sweet bread recipe yesterday – Out of the other recipes I tried this one was the best. Then boil on low heat for 1 hour or until cooked. This is the most amazing and perfect sweetbread recipie…I am sure my husband loves me a little bit more everytime I make a batch!!! https://www.allrecipes.com/.../6773/simple-whole-wheat-bread I looked up the recipe for "curried goat" which the book read would be on pg. It was so good I thought I'd share it with others. Preparation: 1. Your email address will not be published. I love the taste of real coconut. I love it! Turned out perfectly. i socked it in water. This is my second time making this recipe and it is awesome. In a simple three steps. It was delicious and very easy. Everyone I gave a piece to said it tastes good. Next time I will try it with the fresh grated coconut. I live in toronto. ), After twenty-something years of trying to make a delicious well textured sweet bread I finally did it using your recipe (doing a happy dance). Happy holidays to you and your family and God’s richest blessings also. Add coconut, cinamon and grated nutmeg and stir well. Thank you Chris for sharing your recipes with us. I am vegetarian so I would normally have to tweak the ingredients to suit. It will be wet, heavy, sticky and very hard to work with the spoon. Followed the recipe, but it has a little to much baking powder, i can taste the baking powder in the finished product, can cut down by 1 tsp. You need to lower the temperature on the stove. This sounds great! I have tried recipes from a book and they didnt turn out half as good. Very good guide. Thanks for posting this recipe Chris. 2. Hi chris, Bingo!!!! 134.3 g I love all of your recipes and tell my friends to check you out. Ingredients Serves 6 or more.Courtesy of Naparima Girls High School Cookbook. Eggs were never used. To me (only) it was a bit sweet. Hi Chris I really enjoy this site I have already tried the jerk chicken recipes and I tried the sweet bread today they were both amazing thanks a lot. Note: the 1 cup of coconut milk will be strained after you blend the coconut meat in 1 cup of water. I will try your recipe and skip the eggs. To add a nice touch, remove from the oven when done cooking all the way though. It tastes like a cross between a bun and a cocont bread we call toto in Jamaica. Either way, I consider the Naparima Girls’ Cookbook the best publication for anybody who is interested in learning more about Trinidadian cuisine. I used margarine instead of butter , believe it or not dried unsweetened coconut soaked it in milk was perfect, I used brown cane sugar , cranberries instead of mixed fruit and I cut the sugar by a quarter, and this recipe still was perfect. Hi Chris – I Lurve your recipes, just made chicken pelau and sweetbread. While it isn't the greatest. These bread recipes offer a flavor for every palate and a recipe for every occasion. Thanks! 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