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Tropical Banana Pound Cake

9 9 9
WW Freestyle: 13
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Cooling Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 30 mins
A sweet and boozy Tropical Banana Pound Cake made with coconut milk, rum, lime juice, bananas, and a sprinkle of shredded coconut.
Course: Cake, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 16 servings
Calories: 199


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 overripe banana , mashed
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk (you can also use regular milk)
  • 1/4 cup Malibu Rum
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice (2 to 3 limes)
  • 1-1/2 sticks butter , softened
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup shredded coconut for topping


  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Grease two 9-inch loaf pans or one 10-inch bundt pan with butter and dust with flour; set aside.
  • Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt in a medium-size mixing bowl; set aside.
  • In a separate bowl, combine mashed banana, milk, rum and lime juice.
  • In your mixer's bowl beat butter on medium-high until light and fluffy.
  • Slowly add both sugars and vanilla, and continue to beat until thoroughly combined and no lumps appear.
  • Add the eggs one at a time, beating each egg until well incorporated.
  • On low speed, add the flour mixture to the butter mixture alternately with the banana mixture; beat until well incorporated.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan(s) and top with shredded coconut. *If using a bundt pan, sprinkle the shredded coconut onto the bottom of the pan before pouring in the batter.
  • Bake for 45 to 55 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.
  • Cool in pan for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from pan and cool completely on a wire rack.
  • Serve.
Nutrition Facts
Tropical Banana Pound Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 199 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 24mg8%
Sodium 59mg2%
Potassium 103mg3%
Carbohydrates 39g13%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 23g26%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 40IU1%
Vitamin C 1.4mg2%
Calcium 25mg3%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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