Caribbean Flavor: Trinidad’s Sweet Bread

13 Apr

Sweet Tooth Bakers…this recipe is for you. On today’s Caribbean Flavor we feature the Trinidadian Recipe for Sweet Bread by All below:



1/2 pound butter, softened
4 1/2 cups white sugar 4 eggs, beaten
1 cup evaporated milk
2 teaspoons almond extract
9 cups all-purpose flour
9 tablespoons baking powder
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
6 cups shredded coconut
1 cup chopped dried mixed fruit
1 cup raisins

How to:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease two 5×9 inch loaf pans and set aside.
  • Blend together the butter, sugar, eggs, evaporated milk and almond extract.
  • Sift together the flour, baking powder and cinnamon. Add to wet ingredients and stir.
  • Add coconut, coarsely mixed dry chopped fruit and raisins. Mix well and pour into prepared loaf tins.
  • Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Remove from pans and cool on wire rack.


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