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lemon coconut loaf

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Deanna Rodgers
Brighton, TN

This loaf has the texture of pound cake with the sweet chewiness of coconut. It is wonderful for a fast pick up with a cup of coffee or tea.

(2 ratings)
yield 1 loaf
prep time 30 Min
cook time 1 Hr 10 Min

Ingredients For lemon coconut loaf

  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 c
  • 4-1/2 tsp
    lemon juice
  • 2 lg
  • 1-1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/4 c
    flaked coconut
  • 1 tsp
    grated lemon peel
  • GLAZE:
  • 1/4 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice

How To Make lemon coconut loaf

  • 1
    Grease a 8x4x2 loaf pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 60-70 minutes
  • 2
    In a mixing bowl, cream butter, sugar and lemon juice. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • 3
    In another bowl combine flour, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk. Stir in the lemon peel and coconut.
  • 4
    Pour into the greased loaf pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 60-70 minutes or until toothpick in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes in pan; remove from pan to a wire rack.
  • 5
    Combine the glaze ingredients and brush over warm loaf. Cool completely.

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