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Coconut buttermilk pound cake

I fell asleep somewhere around 10:30 pm on New Years Eve! I must have been tired or something after working all day?

Therefore, I was up at 6 am on New Year’s Day and what else is there to do but bake?

I love pound cake and I had some buttermilk, too. I wanted a different flavor than the usual buttermilk pound cake and the spice rack gave me the idea of adding coconut flavoring.

Coconut Buttermilk Pound Cake

3 cups all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup (2 sticks) butter softened
2 cups sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon coconut flavor
1 cup buttermilk

1) Preheat oven to 360f. Grease two 9 x 5 inch loaf pans with butter. Dust with flour if you wish.

2) Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a medium bowl and set aside.

3) Beat together butter and sugar in an electric mixer until lightly and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time and mix well after each. Blend in vanilla and coconut flavor.

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4) Add flour mixture and mix well. Add buttermilk mix well. Pour into the bread pans.

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5) Bake 40 to 50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

6) Cool the pans on a wire rack for at least 15 minutes. Use a knife to loosen the edges and remove the loaves to cool on the racks. You could ice them with a powdered sugar and lemon juice mixture or nothing at all!

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Yum!
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