Daphne Oz's Coconut Pound Cake

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

Saw Daphne make this on The Chew and had to post this recipe for safe keeping. Can't wait to try it!!!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. In a large bowl, combine eggs, sugar and butter; beat with an electric mixer until light and fluffy, approximately 3 minutes.
  3. Combine flour, baking powder and salt in a separate bowl.
  4. Add flour mixture to batter alternately with buttermilk, in 3 parts; mix gently until just moistened.
  5. Stir in coconut and pecans.
  6. Pour batter into a pound cake mold (loaf shaped pan).
  7. Bake for 60 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
  8. For the glaze:.
  9. Five minutes before cake is finished baking make the glaze.
  10. Combine water, butter and sugar in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and cook for 5 minutes.
  11. Slowly pour half the syrup over the cake (bottom), invert onto a serving plate and pour remaining syrup over the top.
  12. Dust with powdered sugar.
  13. Let stand for 10 minutes and eat warm!