Coconut Vanilla Pound Cake: A Delicious Twist on a Classic Recipe


    Pound cake, with its rich history and simple yet decadent flavor, has been a beloved dessert for centuries. While the traditional pound cake recipe calls for basic ingredients like flour, butter, sugar, and eggs, there’s room for creativity and experimentation. One delightful variation of this classic treat is the coconut vanilla pound cake. Combining the tropical taste of coconut with the warmth of vanilla, this cake offers a delightful twist on the timeless favorite.

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    This coconut vanilla pound cake pairs beautifully with a variety of accompaniments. Serve slices of cake with a dollop of whipped cream and fresh berries for a refreshing dessert, or enjoy it alongside a cup of coconut-flavored coffee for an indulgent treat. The tropical flavors of coconut and vanilla are sure to delight your taste buds and transport you to a sunny paradise with every bite.


    • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
    • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
    • 4 large eggs
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    • 1 teaspoon coconut extract
    • 2 cups all-purpose flour
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 cup coconut milk
    • 1/2 cup shredded coconut (sweetened or unsweetened), plus extra for garnish