Ever Moist Coconut Pound Cake

Serves: 15
Total Calories: 511
Prep time:
Cook time:
Total time:


2 sticks butter, softened
1/2 cup shortening
3 cups sugar
5 eggs
3 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup milk
2 teaspoons coconut extract
1 (7-ounce) bag flaked coconut

Syrup Topping:
2/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup water
1 teaspoon coconut extract
2 teaspoons butter


Beat butter and shortening together; add sugar, and beat until mixed. Add eggs one at a time; beat until fluffy. Mix dry ingredients together, and add alternately with milk, ending with flour mixture; beat well. Add flavoring and coconut. Pour into greased 10-inch tube pan, and bake at 350° for 75 minutes, or until straw comes out clean.

For Syrup Topping:
Boil sugar, water, flavoring, and butter for 1 minute. Immediately pour boiling syrup onto cake upon removing from oven. Let sit 10 minutes before removing from pan. Wrap cake with plastic wrap while still hot.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 15
Total Calories: 511
Calories from Fat: 221

This Ever Moist Coconut Pound Cake recipe is from the Recipe Hall of Fame Guilty Pleasures Cookbook Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

"I must say this is the best recipe software I have ever owned."

"Your DVO cookbook software saves me time and money!"
-Mary Ann

"Call it nutrition software, meal planning software, cooking software, recipe manager, or whatever you want. It is the software I use to stay healthy!"

"Your software is the best recipe organizer and menu planner out there!"

"Thank you so very much for creating such a wonderful cooking recipe program. I think this is the best recipe program there is!"

"I saw lots of recipe software for PC computers but I was having a hard time finding really good mac recipe software. I'm so glad I discovered Cook'n! It's so nice to have all my recipes in a computer recipe organizer. Cook'n has saved me so much time with meal planning and the recipe nutrition calculator is amazing!!!

My favorite is the Cook'n Recipe App.