Coconut Cake III

Coconut Cake III


"A delicious coconut cake made from a cake mix with coconut cream cheese frosting and garnished with toasted coconut."


servings 346 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 346 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 17.5 g
  • 27%
  • Carbs:
  • 45.5g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 3.9 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 47 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium:
  • 289 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13 inch pan. In a large bowl, combine cake mix, pudding mix, water, eggs and oil. Blend for 4 minutes. Stir in 2 cups coconut and the chopped nuts. Pour into a greased 9x13 inch pan.
  2. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 minutes or until done. Allow to cool.
  3. To Make Coconut Cream Cheese Frosting: Melt 2 Tablespoons of butter over low heat. Add 3/4 cup of the coconut and stir until browned. Dry on paper towel. Cream other 2 tablespoons butter with cream cheese. Alternately add milk and powdered sugar. Add vanilla. Stir in remaining 1-1/4 cup coconut.
  4. Spread Icing on cake and sprinkle with browned coconut.
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  1. 197 Ratings


This recipe is amazing. I used a white cake mix instead since that always reminds me of coconut cake. I also used coconut buttercream icing instead. 1/2 cup butter, 1/2 cup shortening, coconu...

Oh my gosh!!! This cake is wonderful. I took a couple of you alls suggestions and made a 9 inch 2 layer. It was very pretty and scrumptous. I added chopped candied pecans in place of the walnuts...

This cake was great! I didn't even notice until after I put the cake in the oven that the cake mix I purchased already had pudding in it, and subsequently the cake required almost 45 minutes to ...

Delicious! I made the cake as recommended with the exception of nuts. It was terrific, very moist. I made one cake with the frosting recommended and toasted coconut - great. I made another b...

Great cake, Diane! I exchanged the veg.oil with the cream of coconut. I stuck with the yellow mix as I don't care for white cake. Used Pecans instead of the walnuts, and used coconut pudding ...

I made this cake for Easter and though It is Easter eve as of now I have to say I tasted it and it was great! The icing is awesome, and I would make it again anyday. While I was getting it all ...

I made this cake for my husband's birthday, and he was thrilled! He LOVES coconut, and LOVED this cake! It gets better and better in the fridge, too. The only thing I would change is that I'd...

Absolutely, insanely good! I followed the recipe exactly, except I baked it in 2 9" rounds. It was so moist and flavorful, and got raves from my guests.

I substituted a dark chocolate cake mix, and chocolate pudding for this recipe. I also used cream of coconut (found in Ethnic or liquor dept. of store) in place of veg. oil. Finally, I added co...