Almond Joy Bread

Jerri Thomas


I came up with this recipe while trying to use up buttermilk which I don't usually keep on hand...but with the way my family loved this bread, buttermilk may become a pantry staple! Its a dense, sweet bread perfect for holiday gatherings and get togethers. I hope you enjoy it.


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10 Min
1 Hr


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2 c
3/4 c
vegetable oil
1 1/2 tsp
coconut extract
1/2 tsp
almond extract
3 c
1 tsp
non-aluminum baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
1 c
1 1/2 c
sweetened coconut
1 c
chopped almonds
1 c
chocolate chips

How to Make Almond Joy Bread


  • 1In the bowl of your mixer, blend the sugar, oil, eggs and extracts.
  • 2In a separate bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt: add to the sugar mixture, alternating with the buttermilk till just moistened.
  • 3Fold in coconut, chocolate chips, and almonds.
  • 4Pour into 2 greased loaf pans and bake at 325 for 60-65 minutes. Done when toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes in pans before removing, then cool on wire racks.
  • 5Yields: 2 loaves

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About Almond Joy Bread

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

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