With a toasted coconut topping, and cake-like texture, this sweet quick bread recipe could be served as a dessert. Cream of coconut adds richness to the pineapple-and-raisin-studded bread.

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Ingredients

Bread:

Topping:

Directions

Bread:

  • Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly coat six 5-3/4 x 3 x 2-1/8-inch loaf pans with nonstick cooking spray.

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  • Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt in large bowl; set aside 2 tablespoons.

  • Beat eggs slightly in medium-size bowl. Add butter, pineapple with liquid, and cream of coconut. Add all at once to flour mixture, stirring just to moisten. Toss together raisins, walnuts and reserved 2 tablespoons flour mixture in small bowl; stir into batter. Divide evenly among pans.

  • Bake in 350°F oven 35 to 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in centers comes clean. Cool breads in pans on wire rack 10 minutes. Turn breads out onto rack; let cool.

Topping:

  • Toss together cream of coconut and flake coconut in medium-size bowl. Spread over cooled breads, about 3 tablespoons each. Sprinkle with toasted coconut.

Tips

To toast coconut, spread evenly on baking sheet; place in 350°F oven until golden, 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Nutrition Facts

257 calories; 14 g total fat; 45 mg cholesterol; 151 mg sodium. 30 g carbohydrates; 4 g protein;

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