Honduran Coconut Bread – Pan de Coco

Annacia *

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@Annacia

I just found this on honduras.com and simply had to save it to try. I just have to find the fresh coconuts first. Prep time is a total guess but I'm allowing for rising time.

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Serves:
Unsure but it looks leke a lot.
Prep:
1 Hr 30 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 1/2
coconuts, grated (if not using fresh coconut use 1 1/2 cups ef unsweetened coconut)
2 1/2 c
coconut milk
3 lb
bread flour
3 Tbsp
yeast
1/4 c
warm water
1 Tbsp
margarine
3 1/2 Tbsp
sugar ot to taste
3 tsp
3 tsp. salt
2 c
warm coconut water ( add more if needed)

Step-By-Step

1Puncture the eyes of the coconut shell and strain the coconut milk into a bowl.

Peel and grate the coconut. Add about 2 1 / 2 cups warm coconut milk. Mix well.
2Dissolve yeast in 1 / 4 cup water
warm, add a tbsp. of sugar and one tbsp of
flour.
3When you add the yeast mix also add the
remaining ingredients.

Knead well until smooth. If you feel that the dough is a little hard, you can add a little more coconut milk or plain water if there isn't enough remaining.
4In a large oiled pan put the dough, turn the
dough to be completely oiled, cover
with a blanket and leave it up to rise
about two hours.
5Divide dough into portions, depending on
size of the molds to use for baking.

Knead and form into loaves and place in greased pans.
6Allow to rise again . Bake in preheated oven at
350 degrees F for 40 to 45 minutes. Remove from
the molds and allow to cool.

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