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5 from 1 vote

Coconut Bread

This Coconut Bread is absolutely wonderful! Enjoy with a hot cup of coffee.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: bread
Cuisine: American, southern
Keyword: coconut bread
Servings: 1 loaf
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup white granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 stick butter or 8 tablespoons or 1/2 cup softened
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons coconut extract could use vanilla extract
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup of sweetened flake coconut


  • Whisk together the flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda and set aside.  Cream sugar, butter and eggs in a mixing bowl.
  • Pour in flour mixture along with buttermilk and coconut extract and continue mixing until all ingredients are wet.  Fold in coconut.
  • Spray a 9 x 5 loaf pan with cooking spray and bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 45 to 50 minutes until center tests done.  Makes 1 loaf.