Lemon Coconut Pound Cake

1
Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

This recipe was given to me by my friend in Michigan, she said she got it from her friend who got it from a neighbor.
I tasted this recipe and it is so tender and moist and has just the right bite of lemon and chewy coconut.I tripled the recipe and baked it in 3 8-inch cake pans and filled it with lemon curd. You can use other fillings using the layers too. But this is the basic recipe.

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
1 loaf
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 10 Min

Ingredients

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  • 1/2 c
    butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 2 large
    eggs
  • 1 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 dash(es)
    salt
  • 1/2 c
    milk
  • 1/4 c
    coconut, flaked
  • 1 tsp
    grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 c
    powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice

How to Make Lemon Coconut Pound Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large mixing bowl cream butter, sugar and lemon juice. Add eggs, one at a time,beating well after each.
    Combine flour,baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk.
    Stir in the coconut and lemon peel.
  2. Pour into a greased 8x4-inch loaf pan that has been sprayed well. Bake in 350^ oven for 60-70 minutes- I always test with a toothpick. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan to a wire rack.
  3. Combine powdered sugar and lemon juice and brush over loaf.
    Note:
    Photo shows the way I make it triple the recipe, lemon curd filling,lemon icing and coconut. In 3 8-inch cake pans.- delicious!

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About Lemon Coconut Pound Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Sweet Breads
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids




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