|Place of origin||Jamaica|
|Region or state||Caribbean|
|Serving temperature||Hot or room temperature|
|Main ingredients||Flour, coconut milk, baker's yeast|
Coco bread is eaten in Jamaica and other areas of the Caribbean. The bread contains some coconut milk, and is starchy and slightly sweet in taste. It is often split in half and stuffed with a Jamaican patty to form a sandwich in the same manner as a pasty barm.
Jamaican coco bread from a Los Angeles bakery.
There is no certainty regarding when coco bread was first made and by whom; however, locals believe that coco bread was a product of enslaved Africans who worked on Caribbean sugar plantations.However, since then it has been popular within the Caribbean community.
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- Lynn Marie Houston (2005). Food Culture in the Caribbean. Greenwood Publishing Group. ISBN 978-0-313-32764-3.
- Washington, Brigid Ransome. "Coco Bread Is the Taste of Freedom". Food & Wine. Retrieved 2022-02-10.