Coconut Pound Cake with Glaze

1
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!

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Cook:
1 Hr

Ingredients

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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

How to Make Coconut Pound Cake with Glaze

Step-by-Step

  • 1FOR 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
  • 2In a separate bowl combine flour, baking powder and salt and mix until powder like
  • 3Add dry ingredients alternately with buttermilk in three parts to batter and mix gently until just moistened. Stir in coconut and pecans.
  • 4Pour batter into a greased and floured Tube or Bundt Cake Pan.
  • 5Bake for 60 minutes, or until a knife or toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • 6FOR 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!

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About Coconut Pound Cake with Glaze

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




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