Ugly Duckling Pound Cake

Ugly Duckling Pound Cake

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Anita Hoffman


This crumbly-looking cake turns absolutely beautiful at the first bite.


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
45 Min


  • 1 pkg
    yellow cake mix
  • 1 pkg
    (3 ounce) instant lemon pudding
  • 1 can(s)
    (16 ounce) fruit cocktail, undrained
  • 1 c
    coconut, shredded
  • 4
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    nuts, chopped

  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    evaporated milk
  • 1 1/3 c
    shredded coconut

How to Make Ugly Duckling Pound Cake


  1. Blend first 6 ingredients.
    Beat 4 minutes at medium speed of electric mixer.
  2. Pour into greased and floured 13 X 9 inch pan.
  3. Sprinkle with brown sugar and nuts.
  4. Bake at 325 degrees for 45 minutes.
    Cool in pan 15 minutes.
  5. Spoon hot butter glaze over warm cake.
  6. Butter Glaze:
    Combine butter, sugar, evaporated milk; boil 2 minutes.
    Stir in coconut.

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About Ugly Duckling Pound Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American

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