Tuesday, April 21, 2015

coconut pound cake

http://www.chef-in-training.com/2015/02/coconut-pound-cake/
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1¾ cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 teaspoons coconut extract
  • ¾ cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 2½ cups flour
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
Coconut Glaze
  • 1½ cup powdered sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon coconut extract
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, cream butter, sugar, and coconut extract together for 3 to 5 minutes.
  3. Add eggs one at a time and beat an addition minute per egg.
  4. In a separate large bowl, mix and combine dry ingredients together.
  5. Add dry ingredients alternatively with the buttermilk to the butter/sugar/egg mixture.
  6. Fold in shredded coconut.
  7. Grease and flour either 2 large bread pans or 3 small bread pans.
  8. Pour batter and bake at 350 degrees F for 55 to 60 min.
  9. Let loaves cool and pour glaze over them.
Coconut Glaze
  1. Whisk glaze ingredients together until smooth.