coconut pound cake

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Pat Duran
from Las Vegas, NV

This recipe is moist and tasty. Treat yourself to a slice soon! Take bite of this cake and you will be in heaven . This recipe was contributed by: Daphne Oz of the Chew TV show.

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 8-10 servings
prep time 25 Min
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For coconut pound cake

  • CAKE:
  • 2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 c
    flaked coconut (unsweetened)
  • 4 lg
    eggs
  • 1 c
    unsalted butter,softened
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 c
    dairy buttermilk
  • 1 c
    pecans, in pieces
  • GLAZE:
  • 1/4 c
    water
  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    salted butter
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla or almond extract
  • powdered sugar for dusting
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How To Make coconut pound cake

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350^. Cake: In a large bowl, combine eggs, sugar and butter and beat with electric mixer until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes.
  • 2
    Combine flour, baking powder and salt in a separate bowl.
  • 3
    Add dry ingredients alternately with buttermilk in three intervals to the batter amd mix gently until just moistened. Stir in coconut and pecans. Pour batter into a 10-inch sprayed bundt pan. Bake 60 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • 4
    Glaze: Five minutes before cake is finished baking, make the glaze. Combine water, butter and sugar and vanilla in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and cook for 5 minutes. When cake is done- before removing from pan pour about half of the syrup over cake, invert onto serving plate and pour remaining syrup over top(poke no holes). Let set 10 minutes.Dust with powdered sugar -eat when slightly warm!

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