Healthier take on pound cake; indulge with no regrets!

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Ingredients

10
Original recipe yields 10 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Glaze:

Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Butter and flour an 8x5-inch loaf pan.

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  • Sift 1 cup plus 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour, 1 cup plus 3 tablespoons whole wheat flour, cornstarch, and baking soda together into a bowl.

  • Mix soy milk and vinegar together in a small bowl. Let stand until curdled.

  • Beat coconut oil in a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment until creamy. Add sugar and beat on medium speed until light and fluffy. Reduce speed to medium-low and beat in eggs one at a time. Scrape down the sides and bottom of the bowl. Stir in soy milk and vanilla on low speed. Add the flour mixture 1/2 cup at a time, mixing on low speed until batter is smooth.

  • Pour batter into the prepared loaf pan.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 60 to 70 minutes. Place pan on a wire rack on its side and cool for about 10 minutes.

  • Combine 1 cup confectioners' sugar, 2 tablespoons milk, and lemon juice in a small bowl to make glaze. Add more sugar or milk to reach the desired consistency.

  • Remove cake from the loaf pan. Drizzle glaze on top. Sprinkle coconut flakes evenly over the top.

Cook's Note:

Mixing cornstarch with the flours acts as a substitute for cake flour.

Nutrition Facts

398 calories; 14.6 g total fat; 56 mg cholesterol; 46 mg sodium. 63.4 g carbohydrates; 6 g protein; Full Nutrition

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Rating: 3 stars
01/06/2019
The result was pretty but tasted only so-so. It was a bit dry. I added a little lemon juice and coconut to the batter but it wasn't noticeable in the flavor. Next time I would add more lemon juice/zest/coconut to the batter and perhaps decrease the flour. Read More