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Coconut Pound Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Coconut Pound Cake, by , is from The Baptist Heritage Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Margaret Garrett
Added: Saturday, November 15, 2008


2 cups sugar
1 cup shortening
3 cups flour
1/2 teas. soda
1/2 teas. salt
1/2 teas. baking powder
1 cup buttermilk
4 whole eggs
3 teas. coconut flavoring
1 cup pecans
1 cup angel flake coconut

Preheat oven to 350. Cream shortening & sugar; add eggs one at a time; add flavoring & dry ingredients alternating with milk. Fold in nuts & coconut. Bake in tube pan for 1 hr. & 20 min.
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
2 T. white syrup
2 T. butter
1 teas. coconut flavoring
Cook 5 min. punch holes in cake pour over cake while cake is still warm. cool in pan for 4 hours. then turn out.

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This is our daughters favorite cake - she always wants it for her birthday. This too is a favorite of my dad's and in looking at their favorite Bible verses this one was a special verse for both of them. Romans 8:28-29




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