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bajan sweet bread

August 13, 2012

this recipe from barbados sounds pretty awesome.

today i learned that someone from barbados may call themselves barbadian or bajan. so… bajan sweet bread is barbadian sweet bread.


bajan sweet bread


2½ cups grated coconut
½ cup melted butter or margarine
4 cups flour
1 tbsp shortening
1 tbsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
¾ cup sugar
1 cup raisins
1 egg – beaten
1¼ cup evaporated milk
1 tsp almond essence


Grease loaf pans with shortening and pre-heat oven to 350F.
Mix flour, baking powder,salt,coconut, sugar and the raisins together in a bowl. Add egg, evaporated milk, margarine and almond essence and mix together well until you have a firm dough.
Divide dough in half and fill loaf pans.
Mix 2 tablespoons of sugar and 1 tablespoon of hot water and brush mixture over the loaves.
Bake in center of oven for about 1 hour or until skewer inserted into center comes out clean.
Let cool in the pans before removing and serving.


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