Everyday cooking tips from home chefs just like you, with ratings and reviews. Discover quick meal suggestions, wholesome recipes, and practical cooking advice.

Southern Recipe Pound Cakes

Oct 11, 2022

Southern Recipe Pound Cakes

Ingredients :
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 1/3 cup sugar
3 large eggs
1 1/2 cups flour
1/2 tsp salt
1/8 tsp baking soda
1/2 cup sour cream
2 tsp lemon zest
1 cup sweetened flaked coconut, divided
Lemon Glaze
2 cups confectioners sugar
2 tbsp milk
2 tsp fresh lemon juice

Directions :

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Spray a loaf pan generously with baking spray. Beat butter in a stand mixer until creamy. Add sugar gradually beating until light and fluffy. Add eggs 1 at a time beating after each addition just until blended. Stir together dry ingredients then add to the butter mixture alternately with the sour cream. Beat at low speed after each addition just until blended. Stir in lemon zest and 1/2 of the coconut. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake for 1 hour and 5 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool in pan for 15 mins, then remove onto wire rack and let cool completely.
Whisk together all of the glaze ingredients. Spoon glaze over cake and sprinkle with remaining coconut and lemon zest if desired.