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Print This Delicious and Healthy Coconut Cream Pound Cake Recipe

Coconut Cream Pound Cake Recipe

As if a cream cheese pound cake was not rich enough, this one goes over the top with the addition of flaked coconut. And do not forget the sugar glaze drizzled over the top. For a special holiday occasion, garnish the cake plate with sugared gum drops and cherries.

1 cup Butter, softened
1 package (8 ounces) Cream cheese, softened
3 cups White sugar
6 Eggs
1 tsp Coconut extract
3 cups All-purpose flour
1/2 tsp Baking powder
2 cups Flaked coconut

Oven Temp ~ 325°
Baking Time ~
Pan Type ~ 10 inch Bundt cake pan
Preheat oven, grease and flour your pan.

In a large bowl, cream together the butter and cream cheese until well blended. Add in the sugar, beat until light and fluffy. Blend in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the coconut extract. Mix in flour and baking powder until just moistened, then stir in coconut. Spoon coconut cream batter into prepared pan.
Bake Coconut Cream Pound Cake until a knife inserted into cake comes out clean. Allow the cake to cool in pan for 10 minutes, before inverting onto a cooling rack.

Coconut Cake Recipe Note:

This coconut cream pound cake recipe also does well baked in layers. Will make three 8 inch cake layers, or one 10 inch layer and one 6 inch layer. Reduce baking time if making as a layer cake, but keep the temperature the same. Test for doneness as indicated in recipe.

16 Servings
Nutrition facts:
Serving Size 116 g
Calories 442
Calories from Fat 195
Total Fat 21.7g 33%
Saturated Fat 13.9g 70%
Cholesterol 107mg 36%
Sodium 149mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 57.5g 19%
Dietary Fiber 1.5g 6%
Sugars 38.4g
Protein 6.0g
Vitamin A 13% • Vitamin C 1% • Calcium 3% • Iron 17%

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Suppling Tips for Healthy Homemade Cakes

When Baking with Butter:

Room temperature butter in the cake batter is one of the biggest cake baking mistakes. In fact, butter must be below 68° to trap air molecules and build structure. Otherwise, the fat will liquefy and the cake will be flat. To get “cool” butter, cut the chilled butter into chunks and let it sit in a bowl for 5 minutes before beating.

When Mixing Cake Batter:

You cannot over beat the eggs, sugar and butter, but you can over beat the flour. If you do, gluten will form and you will be making a quick bread instead of layer cake. Beat the flour just until there are no visible signs of dry flour, but not until the batter is completely smooth.

Cake Flour:

Cake flour is milled from soft wheat that has a lower gluten content and higher starch content than all-purpose flour. It helps to ensure a fluffy texture in cakes and pastries. A substitute for cake flour is to use all-purpose flour, but reduce the amount by 2 tablespoons per cup.

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The food choices that we make every day have a profound effect on the environment. From farm to spoon, growing our food, processing it and transporting it all use tremendous amounts of energy, water and chemicals. By making just a few small changes in our eating and buying habits, we can greatly reduce this impact. When we eat green, we help the environment by reducing global warming pollution and help ourselves by eating fresh and healthy food. Eat local from farmers in your own neighborhood!