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HAPPY6 11-04-2009 09:03 AM

Coconut pound cake
1/2 pound of unsalted butter, softened

3 cups of sugar

5 large eggs, room temperature

3 cups all purpose flour

1cup of whole milk, room temperature

1 cup long shred coconut

1 teaspoon lemon extract

1. Cream thoroughly the softened butter....gradually add sugar and mix well.
2. Add eggs one at a time beating after each addition.
3. Add alternately the flour and milk, beginning and ending with flour. Mix well.
4. Add coconut and lemon extract and mix till blended.
5 Pour into greased and floured tube pan.
6. Bake in a preheated 325 degree oven for 75 to 90 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.......

BuddyBeanieBaby 11-04-2009 10:17 AM

Oh Caroline that sounds so good and I love coconut...Thank you for posting the recipe

Smiles & Hugs...

HAPPY6 11-04-2009 10:49 AM

Theresa, This is very rich pound cake and tastes great with a cup of tea......

BuddyBeanieBaby 11-04-2009 12:38 PM

Do you put any kind of icing on it...

Smiles & Hugs...

seleach 08-21-2015 10:17 AM

This Recipe Has Won a Blue Ribbon
Fish3711 has given a Blue Ribbon to Happy6 for this recipe;

Congrats Caroline!!

Thank you Felicia for being a recipe tester.

fish3711 08-21-2015 10:26 AM

This was one of the best pound cake recipes I have tried. I never thought to add coconut and that's why I wanted to try this recipe. 5 stars!


HAPPY6 08-24-2015 09:17 AM

Felicia glad you liked the pound cake....

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