Coconut Pound Cake

Recipe by Mark H.
READY IN: 1hr 30mins




  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Grease a bundt cake pan or a 10-inch fluted tube pan.
  • Cream together butter and sugar in a mixing bowl.
  • Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each one.
  • In a separate bowl, sift together flour and baking soda.
  • Add sour cream, Coconut extract, and Rum extract to the sugar/butter/egg mixture and cream well.
  • Add flour and baking soda and mix into a batter.
  • Stir flaked coconut into the batter.
  • Spoon batter into the greased pan.
  • Bake at 350 for 1 1/4 hours or until toothpich inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool 15 minutes before removing from pan.
  • While cake is cooling, make the syrup by combining the water and sugar in a small saucepan.
  • Cook over medium heat for 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Remove from heat and stir in Almond extract.
  • Before removing cake from pan, brush about 1/3 of the warm syrup onto the cake bottom.
  • Invert cake onto a serving plate and brush on the remaining syrup.
  • Allow the cake to completely cool, then serve.
  • Store leftovers in an air-tight container.