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This is a very moist bread.

Ingredients

3 cups all purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teasoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups sugar
1 cup vegetable oil
4 eggs lightly beaten
2 teaspoons coconut extract
1 cup buttermilk
1 cup shreded coconut
Note: You may add nutmeats.

Instructions

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Combine flour, powder, soda and salt. Set aside. In a large bowl, combine sugar, oil, eggs and coconut extract; add dry ingredients alternately with buttermilk. Stir just until moistened; fold in coconut. Pour into two greased and floured bread pans. Bake at 325 degrees for 50 minutes. Do not over bake.

Gail Elsbury
Moline




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