Cook Bacon in large soup pot. Add the butter and Saute onion and Garlic in butter and add the chopped tomatoes. Add bay leaf, sugar, cloves, salt, pepper and basil. Simmer, stirring occasionally, until tomatoes are thoroughly cooked, about 25 minutes. Smash Tomotoes with a wooden spoon until soup is desired consistency. Add cream of coconut and heat through. Adjust seasonings to your liking. Sprinkle with chopped chives.