Tropical Kahlua Nut Bread

Pat Duran


Just took these beauties out of the oven 10 minutes ago.
Filled with Kahlua and cream, crushed pineapple,mashed banana and coconut plus nuts..this is a really moist bread..Hope you give it a try..

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makes 2 loaves
15 Min
45 Min


1/2 c
butter flavor shortening (crisco)
1 c
granulated sugar
1/2 c
dark brown sugar,packed
2 large
1 large
ripe banana, mashed
8 oz
can crushed pineapple with juice
1/3 c
kahlua and cream or (1/4c heavy cream and 3 tabl. kahlua)
2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
2 tsp
vanilla extract
1 Tbsp
coconut extract
1 c
sweetened coconut flakes
1/2 c
chopped walnuts


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1Preheat oven to 375^. Grease well bottoms and corners (not sides) of 2 loaf pans (5x8-inches). Set aside.

2Using an electric mixer-Cream shortening and sugars. Add eggs, one at a time beating well after each addition. Add pineapple and juice, and mashed banana, mix well.
Next add the kahlua and cream,mix well to combine.

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3Add 1 cup of the flour and mix to blend. In the second cup of flour add the baking powder and baking soda, stir to blend slightly..add to batter, mix to blend well.Mix in the vanilla and coconut extracts, blend.

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4Remove bowl from mixer and fold in the coconut and the nuts until combine.
Pour evenly into the prepared pans. Bake in 375^ oven for 25 minutes..turn pans around then turn oven to 350^ and bake for 20 more minutes or until tested done with wooden toothpick.

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5Let cool in pan for 5 minutes then remove by running a table knife around edges and turn oven in your oven mitt hand and tap bottom of loaf out and place on wire rack to cool.If desired, make a drizzle of orange juice and powdered sugar for the top and decorate with maraschino cherry halves.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy