Sweet Bread: Sweet Tropical Loaves

posted by blizlady 05-01-100 8:29 PM

Sweet Tropical Loaves
Category: Quick Breads
Yield: 2 loaves

1 package (18-1/4 ounces) yellow cake mix
1 can (8 ounces) 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
2 Tbl. milk
1 to 2 drops coconut extract (optional)
2 Tbl. flaked coconut, toasted

Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. and grease 2 8-in. x 2-in. loaf pans.

In mixing bowl, combine the first 5 ingredients. Beat on low speed just until moistened. Beat on high for 2 minutes. Stir in coconut.

Pour into prepared loaf pans. Bake at 325 degrees for 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near 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 toasted coconut.

Yield: 2 loaves

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