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Coconut Pound Cake Recipe

Dec 17, 2012

Coconut Pound Cake Recipe

A delicious coconut pound cake.  This well flavored and mellow cake will delight youngest and older with dessert or tea, and why not as a breakfast?

Ingredients list Coconut Pound Cake

(for 8 people):

  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup (200g) of caster sugar
  • 1 packet of vanilla sugar
  • 1 cup (100g) of flour
  • 1 cup (100g) of starch
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 4 1/2 ounces (125g) grated coconut + 1 ounces (30g) for decoration
  • 2 tablespoons dark rum
  • 7 ounces (200g) of butter
  • 3 tablespoons apricot jam + 2 tablespoons water

Cooking instructions

1. Beat the eggs with your mixer on high speed for 2 minutes, then add sugar and vanilla sugar gradually while continuing to beat.
2. In a bowl, mix the flour, cornstarch and baking powder, then add this mixture gradually to the egg / sugar mix.
3. Add 4 1/2 ounces (125g) of grated coconut and stir in to the batter with the rum.
4. Melt the butter and add it to the preparation.
5. Pour this mixture into a greased bundt pan that you previously buttered and floured, level the surface of dough, then place in a preheated oven 340°f (170°c) for about 50 minutes.

For the topping:
Pass the jam through a Chinese strainer then dilute it with 2 tablespoons of water. Drizzle it generously on the cake right out of oven and sprinkle with shredded coconut.

easy Coconut Pound Cake photos

Dec 17, 2012
Veronica Brandy
N.Y. Editor
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