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Lemon Coconut Quick Bread with Citrus Honey Butter

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Author Cathy Trochelman

Ingredients

Bread

  • 1 c. lightly packed sweetened coconut
  • 3 c. flour
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • ¾ tsp. salt
  • 1 ½ c. milk
  • 1 egg
  • ¾ tsp. lemon extract
  • ½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp. almond extract
  • zest of 1 lemon

Butter

  • ½ stick butter softened
  • 1 Tbsp. honey
  • ½ tsp. lemon juice
  • ½ tsp. lime juice
  • zest of ½ lemon and ½ lime

Instructions

Bread

  1. Spread coconut on a baking sheet and toast at 350 degrees until golden brown (7-10 min.)
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  3. Whisk together milk, egg, extracts and lemon zest in a bowl until blended.
  4. Stir in the coconut and flour mixture, stiring just until moistened.
  5. Spoon batter into a greased 5x9 inch loaf pan.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 55-60 minutes or until wooden toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  7. Cool 10 minutes in pan, then invert onto wire rack to cool completely.
  8. *Recipe adapted from An Occasion to Gather

Butter

  1. Combine all ingredients in small bowl and mix until smooth.