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Coconut Pecan Bundt® Cake

No recipe image available.This terrific recipe for Coconut Pecan Bundt® Cake was submitted by Gary Lee from Houston, Texas.

Recipe Ingredients:

4 large eggs
3 cups granulated sugar- divided use
1 cup vegetable oil
3 teaspoons coconut extract - divided use
3 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup buttermilk
1 cup sweetened flaked coconut
1 cup chopped pecans
1/2 cup water
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
Confectioners' (powdered) sugar for dusting (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C)..
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine eggs, 2 cups sugar, oil and 2 teaspoons extract; mix well. Combine flour, baking powder and salt. Add dry ingredient mixture alternately with buttermilk just until moistened. Stir in coconut and pecans. Spoon into a greased 10-inch fluted pan. Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F for 60 to 70 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  3. Meanwhile, in a saucepan, combine the water, butter and remaining sugar. Bring to a boil; cook for 5 minutes. Remove from heat; add remaining extract. Slowly pour syrup over hot cake.
  4. Cool in pan for 4 hours before removing to a serving plate. Dust with confectioners' sugar if desired.

Makes 12 servings.