Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Texas Coconut Pound Cake

2/3 C. Crisco
2 sticks butter
3 C. sugar
3 C. All purpose flour
5 large eggs
1 C. Milk
1/2 t. baking powder
1-1 1/2 C. coconut
2 t. coconut extract

 Cream butter, Crisco and sugar. Add eggs one at a time beating well after each. Add coconut flavoring. Sift flour and add baking powder. Alternate adding flour and milk to sugar mixture. Add coconut.
Spray tube pan with Crisco no stick spray with flour.
Bake @325-350 for 1 hr to 1 hr 15 minutes. Cool in pan for 10 minutes turn on cooling rack.

Glaze, if desired.

2 c. powdered sugar
2-3 T. milk
1/4 t. coconut extract

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