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

    Smiles & Hugs...
  • Theresa, This is very rich pound cake and tastes great with a cup of tea......
  • Do you put any kind of icing on it...

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  • 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.
  • 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!

  • Felicia glad you liked the pound cake....