Chocolate Coconut Cream Cheese Frosting

Chocolate Coconut Cream Cheese Frosting

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"This enhanced version of cream cheese frosting is fantastic on white cake or cupcakes. My man loves it on toast. "


10 m servings 141 cals
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Original recipe yields 16 servings



  • Calories:
  • 141 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 9.9 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 13.1g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 1.6 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 23 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 64 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium bowl, mix together the cream cheese, butter, and milk. Stir in coconut and cocoa powder, then gradually stir in the confectioners' sugar until the desired sweetness is reached.


  • Tip
  • If you want to be able to pack them easily for an event or kids' lunches, just drop a spoonful of frosting into the unbaked cupcakes before you throw them in the oven for a filled, no-mess cupcake.
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  1. 18 Ratings


I've gone over & over this recipe, trying to figure out what went wrong. It just wouldn't set up, kept adding powdered sugar, tried putting in the fridge. Frosting pooled around the bottom, none...

This was super good, light, creamy and fluffy. Try it without the coconut really good too.

Great frosting for chocolate and coconut lovers! I used it in place of the traditional German Chocolate Cake frosting and it was delicious. Wouldn't change a thing!

I had no problems with it setting up like a few other reviewers reported, though I was a little worried it might not until I added the coco powder. It had a nice creamy texture, spread beautifu...

Had similar issue with frosting not setting. Made the recipe exactly the way it was posted, minus the cocoa (wanted a white frosting) and it wouldn't set. I put it on cupcakes for a party and t...

I thought the cream cheese and coconut were a good balance to my dark chocolate cake turned out great. thanks!

This recipe was perfect - let me tell you why. First, if following the recipe exactly, it sets perfectly. Make sure your cream cheese, butter and milk are blended well together. You may have to ...

I used this frosting on my husband's chocolate birthday cake last night. He loved it (and he's usually hard to please)! I followed a suggestion by the author of the recipe and spread it on the c...

This is a great recipe. I had no problems with it setting up. I added vanilla and it is still light and fluffy. Next time I will use dark cocoa powder though.