Pina Colada Bread

Pina Colada Bread

2 C. flour

2 t. baking powder

1 t. baking soda

1/4 t. salt

1/2 C. (1 stick) butter, room temperature

1 C. sugar

2 eggs

1/2 t. dried minced lemon peel

3/4 C. sweetened flaked coconut

1 C. crushed pineapple (spooned out of the can, with some juice)

2 T. Kahlua

1/4 C. milk

Glaze (see recipe)

In bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside.

In another bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Add lemon peel, coconut, pineapple, Kahlua and milk. Mix well.

Slowly add dry ingredients to butter mixture. Add in 1/2 cup portions, mixing well after each addition.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease bottoms of 4 tea-sized (6-by-3-inch) loaf pans. Divide batter among pans and bake 25 minutes or until done.

While breads bake, prepare glaze.

When loaves are done, remove from oven and place on cooling rack. Pour glaze over breads while still warm. Let breads cool in pans. Cool then remove from pans.

Make 4 breads.

1/2 C. sugar

1/4 C. pineapple juice

1/2 t. Kahlua

Combine sugar, juice and Kahlua in saucepan. Cook over low heat until sugar dissolves, 4 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside until breads are done.


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