Coconut-Scented Brown Bread Recipe

Coconut-Scented Brown Bread Recipe

How To Make Coconut-Scented Brown Bread

This brown bread recipe has a surprise ingredient: coconuts! The classic smell of baked bread is made more tempting with the addition of coconut oil. Yum!

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Rest and Cool Time: 4 hours 45 minutes
Total: 5 hours 35 minutes



  • 8cupswhole wheat flour
  • 5tspactive dry yeast
  • 1tbspcoconut sugar
  • 2tspsalt
  • ¼cupsolid coconut oil
  • 5cupswarm water100 to 110 degrees F/40 to 45 degrees C
  • 1tbspwarm water100 to 110 degrees F/40 to 45 degrees C, or as needed
  • 1tbspwhole wheat flour
  • Cooking spray


  1. Using a fork, mix 8 cups whole wheat flour, with yeast, coconut sugar, and salt in a bowl.

  2. Mix in coconut oil with your hands until well distributed and flaky. Mix in 4 1/2 cups water.

  3. Mix in remaining 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon water until dough has a moist, spongy consistency.

  4. Divide dough into 2 pieces. Shape each piece into a ball.

  5. Dust 2 large bowls with 1 tablespoon flour. Place 1 ball of dough into each bowl and cover with plastic wrap.

  6. Place in a warm place to rise for about 4 hours.

  7. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  8. Grease 2 loaf pans with cooking spray.

  9. Punch dough down gently and shape into loaves.

  10. Place loaves in the prepared pans. Snip top with kitchen scissors to create spiky tops.

  11. Bake in the preheated oven for about 30 minutes until the top is golden brown and the bottom sounds hollow when tapped.

  12. Turn off the oven and leave the loaves inside for about 15 minutes.

  13. Remove from pans and allow to cool for 30 minutes.

  14. Cut each loaf into 12 to 16 slices.


  • Calories: 171.39kcal
  • Fat: 4.35g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.21g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.92g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.80g
  • Carbohydrates: 30.12g
  • Fiber: 4.54g
  • Sugar: 0.67g
  • Protein: 5.67g
  • Sodium: 198.03mg
  • Calcium: 15.58mg
  • Potassium: 160.83mg
  • Iron: 1.47mg
  • Vitamin C: 0.15mg
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