Coconut Raisin Pound Cake Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time1 Hr 20 Min
Ready In1 Hr 30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyCuisine
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Butter1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
 Lemon peel1⁄2 Teaspoon, grated
 Granulated sugar3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Lemon juice2 Tablespoon
 Vanilla1 Teaspoon
 All purpose flour1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Baking powder1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Milk1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Flaked coconut3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Light raisin1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3066 Calories from Fat 1332

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 153 g235.7%

Saturated Fat 101.4 g506.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 887.6 mg

Sodium 503 mg21%

Total Carbohydrates 391 g130.3%

Dietary Fiber 19.2 g76.7%

Sugars 216.9 g

Protein 50 g100.3%

Vitamin A 73.3% Vitamin C 33.4%

Calcium 51.5% Iron 86.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Using electric mixer cream butter and peel.
Slowly add granulated sugar; cream till light, about 6 minutes.
Beat in lemon juice and vanilla.
Add eggs, one at a time; beat 1 minute after each.
Stir together flour, baking powder, and 3/4 teaspoon salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk.
Beat well after each addition.
Stir in coconut and raisins.
Grease bottom only of 8 1/2x4 1/2x2 1/2-inch loaf pan; turn in batter.
Bake at 325°, 1 hour 20 minutes.
Cool; remove from pan.
Wrap; store overnight.
Dust with sifted powdered sugar, if desired.