Pineapple, Coconut, and Macadamia Nut Bread

Pineapple, Coconut, and Macadamia Nut Bread

This amazing pineapple bread is a tropical treat! The quick bread is filled with macadamia nuts, crushed pineapple, and grated coconut.
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  • Serves: 12 persons



  1. Step 1

    Heat oven to 350 F. Grease and flour a 9-by-5-by-3-inch loaf pan.
  2. Step 2

    In a mixing bowl, beat the eggs lightly; beat in the milk, vanilla, pineapple, and sugar. Combine the flour, baking powder, salt, and baking soda. Stir into the first mixture until moistened. Stir in the butter, coconut, and all but 1 to 2 tablespoons of the chopped macadamia nuts, stirring just until well blended. Sprinkle with 1 to 2 tablespoons of reserved macadamia nuts and sprinkle with a cinnamon-sugar mixture.
  3. Step 3

    Spoon the batter into the prepared pan. Bake for 55 to 65 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean when inserted in the center.
  4. Step 4

    Remove the pineapple bread to a rack to cool completely.
  5. Step 5

    Carefully turn the bread out of the pan and wrap in foil. If freezing, seal the wrapped bread in a freezer bag.