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Belle's Coconut Pound Cake

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0 min
Cooking:
0 min
Yields:
Belle's Coconut Pound Cake
Really moist and flavorful--------be sure and use the larger bundt pan(12 cups)

Ingredients

1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
2/3 cup shortening
3 cups sugar
5 eggs, room temp
3 cups all purpose flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp baking posder
1 tsp salt
1 cup buttermilk
2 tsp vanilla extract
2 tsp coconut extract
1 cup shredded coconut

Directions

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Butter and flour a large bundt pan.
Cream butter, shortening and sugar for at least 2 minutes until lighter in color.
Add eggs, one at a time, and beat well after each.
Sift flour together with soda, salt and baking powder.
Combine the buttermilk with extracts.
Add dry ingredients alternately with the buttermilk mixture, beginning and ending with the dry. Do not overmix.
Fold in the coconut and pour into prepared pan.
Bake for 1 hr and check. It may need to bake longer.