Coconut Bake



  • 2 cups flour
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tbsp. melted butter. unsalted (or olive oil)
  • ¾ cup grated coconut
  • 2 tbsp. sugar
  • ¾ cup milk


Step 1

Sift flour, salt, baking powder into bowl. In a separate bowl mix the grated coconut and sugar then add the coconut mixture to the sifted flour. Add the milk and butter or oil.

Step 2

Knead for about 5 minutes or until you get a smooth dough like in the picture. Cover and let rise for 10 minutes.

Step 3

Using a rolling pin, shape dough into a circle (3/4 -1 inch thick) and place in a greased baking tin, round or square. Prick top of the bake with fork to decorate.

Step 4

Bake in a moderate oven (about 250 degrees F ) for 20 minutes or until light brown. Allow to cool.

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Coconut Bake
Coconut Bake
Courses Breakfast, Dinner
Cuisines Creole
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Cuisines Creole
Coconut Bake
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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    282 kcal
  • Protein

    7 g
  • Carbohydrate

    40 g
  • Fat, Total

    10.4 g
  • Saturated Fat

    7.2 g
  • Cholesterol

    20.3 mg
  • Dietary Fiber, Total

    2 g
  • Sugar, Total

    3.4 g
  • Folate (DFE)

    126 ug
  • Vitamin A (RAE)

    77 ug
  • calcium

    258.9 mg
  • Iron

    2.3 mg
  • Magnesium

    21 mg
  • Potassium

    191 mg
  • Sodium

    607 mg

Comments (2)

  1. posted by JOEL GHANY on December 22, 2013

    The recipe says let rise. Am I supposed to add yeast for it to rise? and if so how much?

    • posted by Felix on December 23, 2013

      the baking powder in the recipe will be enough to do the trick.

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