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)

Step-By-Step

1Cream 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.

About Lemon Coconut Loaf

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