Daphne Oz's Coconut Pound Cake

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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 10
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

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