Coconut Pound Cake with Glaze

Brenda Byrd

By
@nanabb1955

I saw this recipe on one of the Cooking Shows and I thought it sounded delish! I plan on making it during the holidays. I thought I'd share it!


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Rating:

Cook:

1 Hr

Ingredients

4
eggs (beaten)
2 c
sugar
1 c
butter (unsalted)
3 c
flour (plain)
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1 c
buttermilk
1 c
coconut, flaked unsweetened
1 c
chopped pecans

GLAZE

1/2 c
water
2 Tbsp
salted butter
1 c
sugar
powdered sugar for dusting top of cake

Directions Step-By-Step

1
FOR THE CAKE Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit)
In a large bowl, combine eggs, sugar and butter and beat with an electric mixer until light and fluffy, approximately 3 minutes
2
In a separate bowl combine flour, baking powder and salt and mix until powder like
3
Add dry ingredients alternately with buttermilk in three parts to batter and mix gently until just moistened. Stir in coconut and pecans.
4
Pour batter into a greased and floured Tube or Bundt Cake Pan.
5
Bake for 60 minutes, or until a knife or toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
6
FOR THE GLAZE:
Five minutes before cake is finished baking, make the glaze. Combine water, butter and sugar in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and cook for 5 minutes. Slowly pour half the syrup over the cake, invert onto serving plate, and pour remaining syrup over top. Dust with powdered sugar, let sit for 10 minutes, and eat warm!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Desserts
Hashtags: #coconut, #bundt, #pound