Sweet Tropical Loaves

posted by Pat T 07-10-100 11:44 AM

June, 2000 issue of "Quick Cooking"
Sweet Tropical Loaves
Sybil Brown from Highland, California

1 pkg. (18.25 oz.) yellow cake mix
1 can (8 oz.) crushed pineapple, undrained
1 cup evaporated milk
2 eggs
1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
1/2 cup flaked coconut

1-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar (10X)
2 Tblsp. milk
1 to 2 drops coconut extract, optional
2 Tblsp. flaked coconut, toasted

Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Grease two 8 x 4-inch loaf pans.

In a mixing bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Beat on low speed just until moistened. Beat on high for 2 minutes. Stir in coconut.

Bake for 45-50 minutes or until toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.

For glaze: In a mixing bowl, combine sugar and milk until smooth. Add extract if desired. Drizzle over loaves; sprinkle with coconut.

Yield: 2 loaves.

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