Trinidad Sweetbread

Cooking Recipes Catalogue

A traditional coconut and fruit bread from the island of Trinidad in the Caribbean.

INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease two 5x9 inch loaf pans and set aside.
  • Blend together the butter, sugar, eggs, evaporated milk and almond extract.
  • Sift together the flour, baking powder and cinnamon. Add to wet ingredients and stir.
  • Add coconut, coarsely mixed dry chopped fruit and raisins. Mix well and pour into prepared loaf tins.
  • Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Remove from pans and cool on wire rack.