How to make it

  • Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 8x4-inch loaf pan; set aside.
  • Combine sugar, butter and eggs in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add 1/2 cup milk, lemon juice and lemon peel; continue beating until well mixed. Stir in flour, baking powder and salt until well mixed.
  • Reserve 2 tablespoons coconut; set aside. Combine cream cheese and 3 tablespoons powdered sugar in small bowl until well mixed. Stir in remaining coconut.
  • Spoon half of batter into prepared pan. Drop teaspoonfuls of filling mixture evenly over batter. Spoon remaining batter over filling; smooth top with back of spoon.
  • Bake for 50 to 55 minutes or until top is deep golden brown. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Remove from pan to cooling rack; cool completely.
  • Combine 1/2 cup powdered sugar and enough half & half in small bowl for desired glazing consistency. Spoon over bread; sprinkle with reserved coconut.
  • Recipe Tip
  • To toast coconut, spread coconut into single layer on ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 350°F. for 5 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until light golden brown. Remove from baking sheet. Cool completely.

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    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    have made one similar to his without coconut must give this one a try thanks bunches high5
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    " It was excellent "
    juels ate it and said...
    This sounds really good, Peeta! You have some really nice sweet bread recipes!
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    " It was excellent "
    brianna ate it and said...
    This sounds wonderful. So different. Can't wait to amke it. Thanks & 5 forks
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    " It was excellent "
    m2googee ate it and said...
    Different and delicious!! Great post; you have my 5!
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