Coconut Pound Cake

Coconut Pound Cake

5 eggs
2 cups sugar
1 cup canola oil
2 cups flour, sifted
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup coconut
1 teaspoon coconut extract
SAUCE
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup butter
1 teaspoon coconut extract

Grease and flour a tube pan. (Don’t miss any spots or you won’t get the cake out without breaking it. )
Beat 5 eggs.
Add 2 cups sugar and beat well.
add 1 cup canola oil.
Sift 2 cups flour, 1 1/2 tsp baking powder, 1/2 tsp salt. Add to egg mixture and blend well.
Add to above mixture 1 cup coconut, 1/2 cup milk, 1 tsp vanilla, 1 tsp coconut extract.
Mix well and pour into pan.
Bake at 350F for 55 to 60 minutes. Let cook while sauce is cooling.
For the sauce mix well, boil 1 minute and pour slowly over cake. Let cool in pan.

two of my favorite things together! coconut and cake. sounds sinful! or mouthful! both work!:smiley: