18 April, 2012

Coconut Cake (recipe roundup)

  • Coconut Cake
  • Deluxe Coconut Cake

Let this Coconut Cake sit overnight before frosting and serving.  
Coconut Cake ingredients (6)
Makes 12 servings
1 box yellow cake mix
Milk substituted for water called for on the box

2 cups sugar
1 (8-oz) container sour cream
1 (8-oz) container frozen whipped topping
1 (12-oz) pkg frozen coconut, reserving 1/4 cup for garnish the 

Coconut Cake directions
Bake cake 24-hours before serving
Start cake the day before you intend to serve it. Use round pans and prepare the cake as directed on the box, except substitute milk for the water. Let cake sit overnight after baking..

Prepare frosting 24-hours before serving
Mix all frosting ingredients and refrigerate overnight in an airtight container.

Stack and frost cake on serving day
Slice each cake in half horizontally. Frost one layer at a time and stack; frost sides of cake. Sprinkle the reserved 1/4 cup coconut on the top and refrigerate in airtight container until serving. Garnish, if desired and serve.

Refrigerate any remaining portions.

Pat L. contributed recipe above to the Memphis Child Advocacy Center and Folk's FollyFolks in the Kitchen: Favorite Recipes From Family & Friends (Adamsville: Keepsake Cookbooks, 1996), 240.

Deluxe Coconut Cake ingredients (5)
Makes 12 to 20 slices
1 box white cake mix
1 can Eagle Brand sweetened condensed milk
1 can Coco Lopez Cream of Coconut

1 medium tub of Cool Whip, defrosted
2 small pkgs frozen coconut

Deluxe Coconut Cake directions
Get ready
Preheat oven and prepare 13- x 9-inch baking pan as directed on cake mix box.

Bake cake
Bake white cake as directed. While still hot, use dinner knife to punch holes in top of cake; pour over the condensed milk and cream of coconut.

Frost and refrigerate cake
Cool cake completely; spread Cool Whip on top of cake and sprinkle with coconut. Refrigerate for at least two (2)  hours before serving.

Cover and refrigerate any remaining portions.

The original source of this Deluxe Coconut Cake recipe is unknown because it was in file without any notation about the source. 

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