3 Day Coconut Cake

Dana Lavelle


This cake takes three days to 'marinate', but is so delicious that it is worth waiting for! This is my favorite cake that I make for my own birthday every year!

★★★★★ 2 votes


1 box
white cake mix (bake as directed, except i used whole eggs instead of egg whites).
2 c
3 pkg
frozen coconut (in the freezer section with frozen fruits).
16 oz
sour cream
1 pkg
whipped topping

How to Make 3 Day Coconut Cake


  • 1Bake cake as directed in 8 or 9 inch round pans.
  • 2Cool completely.
  • 3Cut each cake into two layers. You should now have four layers.
  • 4Combine sugar, sour cream, whipped topping, and only 2 packages of the frozen coconut in a bowl and mix.
  • 5Spread over first layer. Add second layer and repeat until you have iced all four layers.
  • 6Spread icing onto the sides and crumble remaining package of coconut onto the top and sides of the cake.
  • 7Refrigerate for 3 days to 'marinate'. Trust me, it's definetly worth it! Enjoy!

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About 3 Day Coconut Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes