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Cocunut Rice

Posted by lacasaverde on February 1, 2009 at 5:41 PM Comments comments (19)

Ingredients

  • 2 cups jasmine rice
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 cup canned unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt

Directions

Rinse and drain rice in cold water. Place in a saucepan with water, coconut milk, and salt. Place the pot over high heat and, bring the liquid to a boil. Stir and reduce the heat to the lowest possible setting and cover the pot tightly with the lid. Continue cooking for 15 minutes.

Remove the pot from the heat and let stand 10 minutes, covered. Fluff with fork and serve.

Coconut Bread

Posted by lacasaverde on February 1, 2009 at 5:39 PM Comments comments (0)

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
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  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2-2/3 cups shredded coconut or 2 cups freshly grated coconut
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  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla or coconut extract
  • 1/2 cup melted and cooled butter

Preparation:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour two 8 x 4 inch loaf pans or an 10-inch tube pan. Combine flour, baking powder and salt with wire whisk. Stir in coconut and sugar. Make a well in the center. In another bowl combine last set of ingredients. Pour into well. Mix until just combined. Bake in pan(s) for 50 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool in pan(s) for 10 minutes. Finish cooling on wire racks.


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