Hula- Hula Coconut Pound Cake
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Serves: 20 servings
  • Pound Cake
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ cup SACO Cultured Buttermilk Blend
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • ½ cup shortening
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 1 tsp coconut extract
  • 1 cup sweetened coconut, shredded
  • Glaze
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup water
  • ½ tsp coconut extract
  • ½ tsp almond extract
  1. Pound Cake
  2. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  3. Grease and flour two 9 x 5 inch loaf pans. Sift together flour, salt, baking powder, and Saco Buttermilk Blend.
  4. Set aside. In large bowl, cream butter, shortening and sugar until light and fluffy.
  5. Add eggs one at a time, beat well after each egg added.
  6. In a small bowl place one cup water; stir in almond and coconut extracts.
  7. Add ⅓ of liquid, then ⅓ of the flour mixture, beat well after each addition.
  8. Repeat twice, beating each time until batter is smooth.
  9. Stir in coconut.
  10. Divide batter into two prepared loaf pans.
  11. Bake for 55-65 minutes or until toothpick inserted into middle of cake comes out clean.
  12. Let cool for 10 minutes.
  13. Invert on wire racks to cool completely.
  14. Glaze
  15. In a saucepan, combine sugar and water and bring to boil.
  16. Remove from heat and stir in the extracts.
  17. Use a toothpick to pierce all over the top of each pound cake.
  18. Pour ½ of glaze onto each cake and allow to soak in.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 377 Fat: 17g Saturated fat: 9g Trans fat: 1g Carbohydrates: 52g Sugar: 38g Sodium: 239mg Fiber: 1g Protein: 4g Cholesterol: 72mg
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