Lemon and coconut quick bread

April 18, 2016
2 Ratings
Photo by Oh Sweet Day!
  • Makes one loaf
Author Notes

Lemon and coconut quick bread —Oh Sweet Day!

What You'll Need
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  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted and cooled
  • 1 cup sour cream, room temp
  • 2 eggs, room temp
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 3/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 3/4 cups sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Grease and line a loaf pan.
  2. In a bowl, whisk together melted butter, sour cream, eggs, lemon zest and juice until smooth.
  3. Sift in flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Stir until just combined.
  4. Fold in a cup of coconut.
  5. Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan, and bake for 50 to 55 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven and place on rack to cool.
  7. To prepare glaze, mix powdered sugar, cream and lemon juice together. Whisk slowly until slightly thickened and pourable.
  8. Spoon glaze over the cake. Sprinkle the rest of the coconut on top.

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3 Reviews

Ingvild H. April 21, 2018
The recipe calls for 1 cup coconut, and then two lines down 3/4 cup coconut. How much are you supposed to use?
Cookies December 8, 2017
It indicated in the directions to mix dry ingredients flour, sugar etc..........the recipe doesn't tell you how much sugar?
Oh S. December 8, 2017
sorry for the missing ingredient. it should be 3/4 cup granulated sugar. :)