Ingredients & Directions1 cup butter, softened 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened 3 cups white sugar 6 eggs 1 tsp coconut extract 3 cups all-purpose flour ½ tsp baking powder 2 cups coconut flakes
Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Grease two 9” bread pans. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and cream cheese until well blended. Add sugar, beat until light and fluffy. Blend in the eggs one at a time. Then add coconut extract. Mix in flour and baking powder until just moistened. Stir in coconut flakes. Spoon batter into prepared pan.
Bake for 1 hour and 20 minutes in the preheated oven until a pick inserted in the center of the loaf comes out clean. Allow to cool for 10 minutes before inverting onto a cooling rack. Serves approx. 8 – 10 people.
Recipe adapted by blog chefs