Coconut Pound Cake
Prep: 20 minutes
Bake: 45 minutes
Makes: 1 loaf
About 2 teaspoons butter or coconut oil for greasing pan
1 cup all-purpose flour
2/3 cup coconut flour
1/3 cup almond flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup unsweetened coconut milk (whisk before measuring)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup sugar
6 tablespoons solid coconut oil
3 large eggs
1. Prep: Grease a 9-by-5-by-3-inch loaf pan with butter or coconut oil. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Whisk: In a large bowl, whisk together all-purpose flour, coconut flour, almond flour, baking powder and salt. In a measuring cup with a spout, whisk together coconut milk and vanilla.
3. Fluff: Using an electric mixer (a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment is handy) set on medium-high speed, beat sugar and coconut oil fluffy, about 1 minute. Crack in eggs, one at a time, beating well after each. Stop and scrape down sides and bottom of bowl as needed. Switch to low speed. Mix in some of the flour mixture, then some of the milk mixture, alternating until the ingredients are just incorporated.
4. Bake: Scrape batter into the prepared loaf pan. Smooth top. Slide into oven and bake until top turns golden and firm and a toothpick poked in the center comes out clean, 45-48 minutes. Let pound cake cool in its pan, 10 minutes. Tip loaf out of its pan, and cool on a rack. The cake is good warm or at room temp.