Pineapple-Coconut Pound Cake

Pat Duran Recipe

By Pat Duran kitchenchatter

10 servings
15 Min
1 Hr 10 Min

This is another recipe from my cookbook "Kitchen Chatter and Friends".
This pound cake is dense, moist, and tender . You will enjoy it's rich and fresh flavor.


1 1/2 c
shredded coconut
1/2 c
butter, room temperature
1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
1 c
granulated sugar
3 large
eggs,room temperature
1 c
dairy sour cream
20 oz
can pineapple tidbits, drained and patted very dry

Directions Step-By-Step

Heat oven to 350^. Spread coconut on a pan to toast in oven for about 6 minutes- tossing around after 3 minutes.Set aside. Turn oven to 325 degrees.
Spray a 9X5-inch loaf pan generously with non stick cooking spray- Sprinkle just a bit of coconut on the bottom, set aside.
In a medium mixing bowl mix the flour,baking soda and salt; set aside.

In your large mixer bowl cream butter and sugar until fluffy and light. Add eggs ,beating well after each addition. Reduce speed to low and add flour mixture alternately with the sour cream- ending with flour mixture.
Mix just to combine(do not over beat)
Fold in pineapple (squeezed dry), and the coconut. Spoon into the prepared pan. Sprinkle top with remaining coconut. Batter will fill the pan -but will not overflow when baked.
Bake for 65-70 minutes. Check after 45 minutes,Cover pan 1/2 way through baking time).
Remove to rack to cool for 15 minutes before removing from pan to cool completely. Store covered at room temperature.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Caribbean

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Pat Duran kitchenchatter
Jun 14, 2012
Thank you Cynthia. Post a photo if you get a chance.
Cynthia Weaver cuckoo4cookies
Jun 14, 2012
Dad loves coconut (and pineapple). This will be a nice change from the usual coconut layer cake with 7 min icing. Easier too! Happy Coco-nutty Father's Day to all the Dads out there!
Pat Duran kitchenchatter
Feb 27, 2012
Jean, I use the store bought flaked Baker's Coconut. Thanks for asking.

Vanessa and Melanie thanks for sharing with your groups.
Jean Campbell gwashington1961
Feb 27, 2012
Pat, I adore pound cake-this is a lovely recipe. Is your coconut freshly shredded, or do you buy the pre-grated bagged product from the market?

Thanks for a new Pound Cake combination. What fun to serve company a new, & delicious recipe. Best wishes! LOL :-)

Jean C.