How To Make Trini Sweet Bread
Whether you’re an ‘end or middle person’, one thing we can all agree on is that Trini Sweet Bread is the best:
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2 cups Flour
2 tsp Yeast
1 tbsp Baking Powder
4 tbsp room temperature Margarine
4 tbsp room temperature Shortening
1 cup Brown Sugar
¼ cup Raisins
¼ cup Currants
¼ cup Prunes
¼ cup Cherries or Mixed Fruits
1 cup Fresh Coconut grated
1 tbsp Ginger finely grated
1 tsp Cinnamon
1 tsp Nutmeg
1 tsp Mixed Essence
Warm water for kneading
White Sugar for sprinkling
½ cup Brown Sugar to mix with ½ cup Water
1. Using your hand, in a large bowl mix flour, margarine, shortening together until crumbly.
2. Mix in other ingredients together, using warm water to bring it to a sticky soft dough.
3. Pour into 8 inch loaf pan and bake at 300 degrees for 40 mins until cooked at the center and golden brown or until toothpick comes out clean at center.
4. In a small pan heat and mix brown sugar and water to make a syrup, brush unto the top of your sweet bread and sprinkle generously with white sugar. This is optional.