Tropical Bundt Cake

Submitted by: Dede ~ wvhomecanner on June 1, 2010

From the June 2010 WV Ag Market Bulletin.

Servings: 12      Cook Time: 60 to 75 minutes  


1½ cups granulated sugar
¾ cup butter, softened
¼ cup buttermilk
3 eggs
2 teaspoons rum flavoring
2¼ cups all-purpose flour
1¼ teaspoons soda
½ teaspoon salt
3 large bananas, mashed
(approximately 1½ cups)
¾ cup sweetened, flaked coconut

1 cup powdered sugar
½ teaspoon vanilla
1-2 tablespoons milk


Preheat oven to 325°F. Grease and flour 12-cup bundt style baking pan; set aside.
Combine sugar and butter in large bowl. With a mixer, beat on medium speed until creamy. Add buttermilk, eggs and rum flavoring; continue beating until well mixed. Reduce speed to low; add flour, soda and salt. Beat, scraping sides of bowl often, until well mixed. Add mashed bananas and coconut; continue beating until well mixed.
Pour batter into prepared cake pan. Bake for 60-75 minutes or until long toothpick inserted into cake comes out clean. Cool in pan for 5 minutes. Invert onto cooling rack, remove from pan. Cool for 1 hour.
Glaze: Place powdered sugar and vanilla into small bowl. Add milk slowly while stirring to make mixture desired consistency. Place cooled cake on plate and drizzle with glaze.

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