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Monday, July 8, 2013

Almond Joy Bread

Almond Joy Bread

I have everything I need to make this today and so this will be the bread of the week here at this house.
It turned out delicious, I am glad I made this today. Wont last long as everyone wants me to bring them some.


4 eggs
2 cups sugar
3/4 cup canola oil
1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon coconut extract
3 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
1 cup buttermilk
1 cup sweetened coconut
1/2 cup almonds, chopped ( raw)
1 cup chocolate chips
Coconut Glaze

1 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
1 tablespoon butter
1 teaspoon coconut extract

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F

Combine the eggs, sugar, canola oil, butter, vanilla, and coconut extract into a large mixing bowl.

Beat ingredients on medium speed for 2 minutes.

In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and cocoa powder. Starting with the flour mixture alternate flour, and then buttermilk till all is combined.

Add egg mixture.

Mix until just combined. Do NOT over mix. Fold in coconut, chocolate chips and almonds.

Pour into two loaf pans that have been greased and floured or sprayed with cooking spray.

Bake at 350 degrees F for 1 hour.

Remove from oven and place on rack to dry. While cakes are still warm, poke several holes in the top of the cake with a fork. Drizzle Coconut Glaze into the holes.

Coconut Glaze:.

Place ingredients into a small saucepan. Bring to a boil. Allow to boil for about a minute.

Turn heat off but leave saucepan on burner. Drizzle over bread.


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