Moist Coconut Pound Loaf Cake

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This Moist Coconut Pound Loaf Cake recipe is a delicious, moist and a soft cake that seamlessly intertwines the flavor of coconut along with other ingredients. After this cake comes out freshly baked from the oven, it is then sprinkled with a generous amount of shredded coconut flakes. This coconut cake recipe is one of the best cake recipes that is simple to make yet tastes so delectable. This recipe uses coconut milk and coconut flakes to get a lovely wholesome flavor of coconut. Sometimes, it's hard to bake with coconut flakes since they have a coarse and dense texture but this recipe is a perfection among the several cake recipes. It comes out perfectly every time without a complicated list of ingredients either. Coconut desserts are a great option if you want to serve a slightly different type of a dessert other than a regular chocolate dessert.

You can be creative with this recipe and make tiny bite-sized cupcakes for your guests if you wish. You can also frost the cake with cream cheese and sugar and add coconut flakes in it to make it even more decadent. Typically coconut desserts do not require coconut extract but if you want to get a lasting flavor then using the extract in this coconut cake recipe is a good idea. To bake a perfect pound cake always follow the method of separating the egg whites and only beat the yolks first. Once the batter is mixed using the remaining ingredients, beat the egg whites till frothy and carefully fold into the batter in the end. This will result in a scrumptious light and crumbly texture in cake recipes. Pound cakes also yield a nice texture when you add a good quality vanilla extract. Alternately you could also add vanilla bean paste if you wish and you can easily find it at any baking store.

Coconut flakes have a subtle sweetness that adds an almost nutty flavor and gives dense texture in desserts recipes. A healthier option for dessert recipes would be to opt for unsweetened coconut flakes to cut down the refined sugar that is present in sweetened coconut flakes. Sometimes sugar can overpower the earthy taste of coconut flakes in its natural form, it is better to use the unsweetened coconut flakes instead. Coconuts are also low in carbs and loaded with fiber. Coconut oil and weight loss have been proven to be correlated and is used for losing the stubborn belly fat. Coconut oil has the fatty acids that help the body by speeding up the metabolism and leading to weight loss. Thank you to Mary at the Love Foodies food blog for sharing this easy Moist Coconut Pound Loaf Cake recipe with us. Do visit her blog for more wonderful cake recipes and coconut desserts. This easy Coconut Pound Cake recipe yields a rich and tender cake with a crumbly texture that will melt in your mouth wanting for more servings. Make some today for friends and family!**

Nutrition Facts for: Moist Coconut Pound Loaf Cake from Love Foodies
Ingredients: Butter, coconut milk, sugar, eggs, shredded coconut, flour, baking powder.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 12 servings.* Per Serving:Calories 330, Calories from Fat 166, Total Fat 18.4g 28%, Saturated Fat 12.6g 63%, Cholesterol 71mg 24%, Sodium 198mg 8, Vitamin A 8%, Vitamin C 1%, Calcium 3%, Iron 10%

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