GG’s Eats: Coconut Pound Cake

Mae Shockley.

“GG” (Great Grandma) Mae Shockley, 90, is a faithful North Forty News supporter. She finds herself in the kitchen regularly. GG recently put together her favorite lifelong collection of recipes to share with our readers.


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By Mae Shockley

2 c. flour
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt

1 c. vegetable oil
2 c. sugar
1/2 c. milk
5 eggs
1 tsp. coconut extract
1 can angel flake coconut (1 1/2 C)

Sift dry ingredients together.  Mix oil, eggs, and milk. Add dry ingredients to egg mixture a little at a time. Add extract and coconut last. Blend well. Bake in a greased tube pan at 350° for 1 hour.  In a saucepan mix 1 c. sugar, 1/4 c. water and 1/3 stick margarine. Boil for 3min. and then pour over cake after it comes out of the oven.