Coconut Poke Cake

Coconut Poke Cake


"White cake soaked in sweet creamy coconut milk and smothered in whipped topping and flaked coconut. A real treat for those with a sweet tooth."


2 h servings 304 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 304 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 13.8 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 43.4g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 3 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 6 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 200 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Prepare and bake white cake mix according to package directions. Remove cake from oven. While still hot, using a utility fork, poke holes all over the top of the cake.
  2. Mix cream of coconut and sweetened condensed milk together. Pour over the top of the still hot cake. Let cake cool completely then frost with the whipped topping and top with the flaked coconut. Keep cake refrigerated.
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  1. 709 Ratings


Such a great cake! Rave reviews from everybody on this one. Make absolutely sure to use coconut CREAM, not coconut milk. It will be in the alcohol section. It also looks really pretty with some ...

This cake was delicious. I did not have a can of cream of coconut in my pantry, but I did have a can of coconut milk. I combined the coconut milk with the condensed milk in a microwave safe bowl...

Delicious!! And fellow cooks, don't alter recipes so that they are so, so different than the original poster's and then give them a negative review! If anything, make the original recipe first.....

Wow, what a great dessert! I used Devils Food instead of white cake, and added 1/2 tsp. coconut extract to the batter. I also heated up the condensed milk and coconut cream slightly so the sauce...

I have to admit it. The cake is pretty good. I saw the recipe and thought oh my god this looks disgusting and "white trash". But I was intrigued that the recipe recieved such high reviews and s...

This was so easy, but I did make a few alterations. I added 2 teaspoons of coconut extract to the cake mix for a more home made taste. I also took the advice of others so I only used the cream o...

I accidentally bought coconut mike instead of coconut cream and I actually liked it better. It wasn't as heavy as the cream! I added a bit of coconut to the cake batter before baking too. Toas...

It really surprised me how much I didn't like this cake. First, it was way too sweet for my tastes and second, it tasted like preservatives. I realize that the base is a box cake, but maybe if...

Great dessert! I made this for Christmas, nervous that no one would try it and it was the first to go on the table! SO moist & sweet...everyone loved this! Must use the CREAM OF COCONUT (I bu...