Coconut Cream Bread Pudding
- Pinch mace
- 1 1/2 cups sweetened flaked coconut, plus 1/2 cup, toasted for garnish
Lightly butter the bottom of a 9-inch square flameproof baking dish. Arrange the bread cubes evenly in the dish. In a large bowl, whisk together the yolks, whole eggs, coconut milk, cream of coconut, salt, nutmeg, and mace. Stir in 1 cup of the coconut flakes. Pour the custard over the bread cubes, pressing the bread cubes gently to soak up the custard. Let the mixture stand for 1 hour, covered, in the refrigerator.
Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.