Saturday, January 15, 2011

Amish Lemon Coconut Bread




I think that lemon cake is my favorite.  I change my mind often but I really, really do like lemon cake.  Adding coconut just seemed to make it better!


My loaf sunk in the middle but it tasted great!!



Amish Lemon Coconut Bread Recipe

1 cup Amish starter
3 eggs
1 cup oil
1/2 cup milk
1 cup sugar
1/2 tsp. lemon extract
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
2 cups flour
2 small boxes of lemon pudding
1 1/2 cup coconut + 1/2 cup for the top

Grease 2 - 8 x 8 in. pans or 2 loaf pans.  Mix ingredients all together and pour evenly into the 2 pans. Sprinkle with coconut.  Bake 1 hour at 325.

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14 comments:

  1. It looks so good even with the sunken middle. Do you think it's because of the pudding? I usually don't check out your Amish bread recipes, because I don't have a starter and can't make any of them, but I couldn't resist the lemon/coconut. My lemon tree is full and the lemons are ready and I have a full bucket of coconut flakes from Tropical Traditions that I am ready to use. I have to gather some ideas.

    I'm just sorry that I looked at this...my steaming coffee is sitting next to me and my plate is empty and I want a bite of your bread so badly...I wish I could taste it! :D

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  2. What is amish starter? and where can you get that? Bread looks YUM!

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  3. It does look good...even though there is a sunken spot. YUM!!

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  4. Ohhhh lemon and coconut what a delightful combination. I could like that a lot! I make some buttermilk lemon cupcakes that are to die for and low cal too!

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  7. I love lemon so I must give this a try, looks delish!!

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  8. Who cares about a sunken middle when bread tastes that good! I love lemon and coconut combined.

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  9. This is a mix I never would have thought of, but it looks amazing and I think I will be trying it as soon as my starter is ready!!

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  10. I think this is my favorite Amish bread in a while! Love that lemon and coconut...so tropical!

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  11. That sounds beyond delicious. Unfortunately, I am going to have to file that one away because I know that I would wind up eating the whole loaf in one sitting and that isn't very healthy. I will definitely have to make it next time my parents visit. My dad is the only other one in my family who will eat coconut with me.

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  12. Debbie, this is one luscious cake. I love the look of the lemon. I would like this one too.

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