Recipe – Coconut Quick Bread

Here is a lovely quick bread for coconut lovers among us.

Basic Recipe Information

Total Time:

  • 1 Hour And 15 Minutes

Prep Time:

  • 15 Minutes

Bake Time:

  • 1 Hour + Cooling


  • 1 Loaf (12 Slices)


  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/4 cups sweetened coconut flakes
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 large or jumbo eggs
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 cup whole milk

Preparation Directions

  • Gather the recipe ingredients
  • Preheat the oven to 350°F (177°C).
  • Grease and lightly flour a 9×5 inch loaf pan. Set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Combine the flour, baking powder, and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beating well after each addition.
  • Stir in coconut flakes.
  • Pour into a greased 9×5-inch loaf pan.
  • Bake the loaf in the center of the oven until golden brown on top for 1 hour or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

How to serve

  • Serve warm or at room temperature.

How to Store

  • In the refrigerator: Store in an airtight container for up to 3 days
  • In the freezer:  In an airtight plastic wrap for up to a month.