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©2019 FOODIE NATION LIMITED TRINIDAD & TOBAGO 

Trini Sweet Bread Recipe

December 5, 2017

YIELD - Two Loaves (9-10" by 3-4")

 

INGREDIENTS

 

Flour - 3 cups

Baking Powder - 1 tbsp

Coconut - 1 cup (Grated)

Butter - 1/2 cup

Brown Sugar - 1 cup

Raisins - 1/4 cup

Currants - 1/4 cup

Cherries - 1/3 cup

Mixed Fruit - 1/3 cup

Mixed Essence - 1 tsp

Cinnamon - 1/2 tsp

Nutmeg - 1/2 tsp

Water - 7 oz

 

METHOD

  1. Add sugar, raisins, currants, cherries, mixed fruit, essence, cinnamon, nutmeg & water to a bowl.

  2. Mix until sugar is dissolved.

  3. Set aside.

  4. Sift flour and baking powder into a regular bowl or mixing bowl.

  5. Mix in grated coconut and butter.

  6. Add the sugar mixture and quickly mix into the flour mixture. This should only take 2-3 minutes. (DO NOT OVER MIX)

  7. Bake at 350°F for 50-60 minutes.

  8. Once baked, brush on glaze and top with granulated sugar.

GLAZE INGREDIENTS

 

Sugar - 1/4 cup

Water - 1/2 cup

Mixed Essence - 1 tsp

Bay Leaf - 1

 

GLAZE METHOD

  1. Add all ingredients to a small sauce pot.

  2. Stir over medium heat until sugar is fully dissolved.

  3. Bring to a boil and reduce by 1/3.

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