Orange and coconut plaited loaf


Orange and coconut plaited loaf

Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • 450 grams plain flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 8 grams dried yeast
  • 1 large egg beaten
  • 1 tsp caster sugar
  • 50 grams desiccated coconut
  • 200 ml coconut milk
  • 2 tsp orange essence
  • 1 whole orange rind finely grated and juice


  • Place all ingredients with the exception of coconut milk into a mixer with the dough hook attached and mix to a soft dough. Add the coconut milk gradually until you reach the right consistency. Knead for 5 minutes. Shape the dough into 3 long strands, plait into a loaf. Place onto a tray lined with baking paper and allow to double in size. Brush with an egg wash beforehand. Pre heat oven to 190oC and bake for 30 minutes and cool on a wire cooling rack.

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