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Coconut Pound Cake

Coconut Pound Cake

Coconut Pound Cake

Coconut Pound Cake


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


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

In a large bowl, cream butter, sugar, and coconut extract together for 3 to 5 minutes. Add eggs one at a time and beat an addition minute per egg.

In a separate large bowl, mix and combine dry ingredients together. Add dry ingredients alternatively with the buttermilk to the butter/sugar/egg mixture.

Fold in shredded coconut.

Grease and flour either 2 large bread pans or 3 small bread pans. Pour batter and bake at 350 degrees F for 55 to 60 min.

Let loaves cool and pour glaze over them.

Coconut Glaze

Whisk glaze ingredients together until smooth.

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