Saturday, October 19, 2013

Coconut Milk Bread

This is an amazingly soft and moist bread with a subtle coco-nutty flavour that you don't want to pass up!



270g bread flour
30g plain flour
40g caster sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 tsp dry instant yeast
1 egg
170g coconut milk
1 tbsp vegetable oil

  • In a mixer fitted with a dough hook, combine all the ingredients together, except oil.
  • Knead until it forms a slightly sticky soft dough.  Gradually add in oil.  Continue to knead until smooth and elastic.    [At this stage, the dough should be able to stretch to form a window-like thin membrane without breaking - Windowpane Test ]. 
  • Shape the dough  into a smooth ball and place in a greased  bowl.  Cover with  cling wrap.  Then place it in a warm, moist and draught-free place to allow the dough to rise until doubled.
  • Punch down by pressing the dough out evenly with your hands to release the air.
  • Divide the dough into 3 equal portions.  Roll into balls.  Cover and rest for about 10 mins.
  • Flatten each dough into a rectangle and roll it into a tight cylinder.    Pinch the seam at the end to close.  Place the dough, seam side down, into a greased loaf pan.  Loosely cover with cling wrap and let them rise until just about doubled in size.
  • Bake in a preheated oven (175 deg C) for about 25 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Remove the bread from the pan and brush the top with butter.  


  1. Woweee! I want the whole loaf myself looo, sure no passing

  2. Veronica, this bread must be so fragrant! I love coconut aroma and I will love this bread for sure.

  3. what a beautifully bakes tall loaf!

  4. Haven't try using coconut milk in making bread. Love the last picture of yours...look so fluffy!

  5. Ooh love the idea of using coconut milk, if I remove the egg I think it will be perfect for my vegan friends :)

    1. Yes I omit the egg once and the bread still turned out good.

  6. Hi Veronica, the bread texture is so lovely. The bread is definitely soft and fluffy.

  7. Hi Veronica
    Thank you for coming to visit me in my virtual kitchen :)
    I am on baking frenzy, baked loaves n loaves of bread for the past 2 weeks...:) .yours looks deliciously soft
    Will give this a go once I am done with my long list of bread baking :)

  8. I have some coconut milk in the fridge, am so going to make this now!


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