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!!!


  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!