Lemon Coconut Loaf

1
Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

This lemony loaf is from Southern Living Magazine and is so luscious it's a dessert to die for! The bread's pound cake- like texture gets an unexpected twist from sweet chewy coconut.
The photo is by Jennifer Danick.
Recipe is tweaked a little by me.

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
12-16 servings
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c
    butter or margarine,softened
  • 1 c
    granulated sugar
  • 5 tsp
    lemon juice
  • 2 large
    eggs
  • 1 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 c
    milk
  • 1/4 c
    flaked coconut
  • 2 tsp
    lemon rind, grated
  • GLAZE:

  • 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1 tsp
    corn syrup, light (i use karo brand)

How to Make Lemon Coconut Loaf

Step-by-Step

  1. Cream butter, sugar and lemon juice in a mixing bowl. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
    Combine flour, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, stir in the coconut and lemon peel.
    Pour into a greased 8-inch loaf pan. Bake at 350^ for 60-70 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes; remove from pan to a wire rack.
    Combine glazing ingredients; brush over loaf.

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About Lemon Coconut Loaf

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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