Family Tested & Approved
Beat in a large bowl. eggs, sugar, oil and coconut extract.
Add dry ingredients to egg mixture alternating with the buttermilk, coconut and nuts.
Spoon into 3 large loaf pans or 1 10" tube pan. Bake at 350 degrees. Bake loaf pans for 60 minutes checking after 50 minutes. Bake tube pan for 1 1/2 hours.
While bread is baking combine sugar, water and margarine in a small saucepan. Boil for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and add the coconut flavoring.
Remove warm breads from pan. Place back in pans and pour hot syrup over the top of the warm cake. Let stand for 4 hours. Remove from pans.
Note: I make these in small loaf pans at Christmas time and give as gifts. Bake small pans for 25-30 minutes.