Coco Bread

coco_breadIngredients:

  • 2 packets dry yeast
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • ¼ cup warm water
  • ½ tsp coconut extract
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup warm milk
  • ½ cup warm coconut milk
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 ½ cups white flour
  • ½ cup melted butter

Directions:

  1. Mix yeast, sugar and water together in a large bowl
  2. Beat egg and stir into mixture
  3. Stir in warm milk, warm coconut milk, coconut extract and salt
  4. Stir flour into mixture, ½ cup at a time until dough can be turned out of the bowl
  5. Knead the dough on a floured surface, slowly adding more flour until the dough is stiff. Then knead the dough until the it is smooth (about 10 minutes)
  6. Transfer dough to a clean bowl and add just enough melted butter to coat dough and bowl
  7. Cover with a damp towel and let dough rise for one hour
  8. Transfer the dough to a floured surface and, using a knife, divide the dough into 10 even pieces
  9. Roll each piece into a circle shape (about ¼ inch thick) and then brush each piece with melted butter
  10. Fold each circle in half and brush with butter. Then fold again and brush with butter again
  11. Place folded pieces on a well oiled cookie sheet and then place the cookie sheet on the bottom rack of oven, pre-heated to 425 degrees
  12. Bake until golden brown (about 15 minutes)

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