• 2 3/4 cup flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange zest
  • 2 cups grated coconut
  • 1/2 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1 large egg, well beaten
  • 2/3 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted and cooled


Sift together the flour, baking powder and salt. Mix in the sugar, coconut, orange zest, orange juice, egg, milk, vanilla, and butter, mixing lightly but well. Place dough into greased 9x5 inch loaf pan. Bake in a preheated 350 degrees oven until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, usually about 55 to 65 minutes. Let cool a little in the pan, then turn out on cake rack. Yield: 1 (9 inch) loaf.

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Submitted 6/13/05.
Source: Essence of the Islands
Submitted By: Judy R.
Orange Coconut Bread