• 90 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 9 Ingredients


This coconut cake loaf is such a great recipe for the times when you want a healthy snack for lunchboxes, the park or for when friends drop in!


  • 2 eggs
  • 300ml milk
  • 1 teas vanilla essence
  • 2 1/2 cups plain flour
  • 2 teas baking powder
  • 2 teas cinnamon powder
  • 1 cup caster sugar
  • 150g dessicated or shredded coconut
  • 75g butter, melted


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C (170 if fan-forced)
  2. Lightly whisk the eggs, milk and vanilla essence in one bowl
  3. In another bowl, sift flour, baking powder and cinnamon and combine. Add coconut and sugar
  4. Make a well into the dry ingredients, and pour in the egg/milk mix, stir gently until all combined, but don't overdo it.
  5. Pour in melted butter and stir again until combined well, but again, don't over-stir. Pour into greased and floured loaf tin and bake on middle shelf for 1 hour
  6. Leave to cool slightly, and then slice/toast to serve

  • Interesting recipe – looks amazing!


  • This looks great. I don’t think I have ever had it before but it looks nice


  • I have tried to make a coconut sweet bread also and added xoxnut cream and also we love this type of sweet bread thanks for sharing


  • So quick and easy – thanks for sharing.


  • Was looking for something different to have with our cuppas. Found it.


  • This recipe is right up my alley! lol!!!


  • Yummo, is this like banana bread.


  • Can’t wait to try this coconut cake loaf and already have all the ingredients which makes it even better.


  • oh yumm, simple and delicious


  • Looks delicious, love coconut. Will make this tomorrow.


  • Yum, I love this. I love to make banana cake, etc. and will love adding this to my repertoire.


  • Sounds wonderful for a morning or afternoon tea.


  • Coconut cake loaf sound’s like a wonderful recipe!


  • emailed it to myself, sounds great


  • Thanks for sharing. I love how all these ingredients I have at home already, I’m always trying to find healthier treats to make. Itl go great with the morning cuppa!


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