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Pecan Pound Cake

This cake always turns out great. It's wonderful with a steaming cup of coffee on a chilly winter day.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 1 hour + cooling
  • Makes
    12-16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups butter, softened
  • 3-3/4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 6 eggs
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 2/3 cup chopped pecans, toasted

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and confectioners' sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add vanilla. Combine flour and salt; stir into creamed mixture just until combined. Stir in coconut and pecans.
  • Pour into a greased and floured 10-in. tube pan; spread evenly. Bake at 325° for 60-65 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 424 calories, 25g fat (13g saturated fat), 126mg cholesterol, 287mg sodium, 47g carbohydrate (29g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.

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