With a subtle hint of orange, this chocolate cake possesses the fine crumb that makes pound cake so special. For a surprise ingredient, chewy coconut is stirred into the batter.

Source: Family Circle

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
bake:
1 hr
total:
1 hr 10 mins
Servings:
12
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oven to 325°F. Generously coat 10-inch Bundt pan with nonstick cooking spray.

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  • Sift together flour, baking powder and salt into medium-size bowl.

  • Beat butter on high speed in large bowl until light. Add sugar and continue beating until very light and creamy, about 3 minutes. Add orange rind. Beat in eggs, one at a time. By hand, stir in coconut, then flour mixture in 2 batches; mix just until flour is incorporated. Do not overmix. Scrape into prepared pan.

  • Bake in 325°F oven until wooden pick inserted in center of pound cake comes out clean, about 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts

414 calories; fat 23g; cholesterol 148mg; saturated fat 15g; carbohydrates 47g; insoluble fiber 1g; protein 5g; sodium 153mg.
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