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coconut cake

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Penny R
Atoka, TN

Everyone loves this.

(2 ratings)
yield serving(s)

Ingredients For coconut cake

  • 1 box
    Pillsbury yellow cake mix
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
  • 2 c
    flaked coconut, divided
  • 1
    8 oz. tub Cool Whip

How To Make coconut cake

  • 1
    Prepare and bake cake as directed on package for 13x9 cake pan. Cool in pan for 15 minutes. Pierce cake with large fork at ½” intervals. In a small saucepan, combine milk, sugar and ½ cup of the coconut. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer one minute. Spoon over warm cake, spreading coconut evenly over top. Let cool completely. Stir ½ cup coconut into the Cool Whip. Spread over cake. Sprinkle cake with remaining coconut. Refrigerate for 6 hours, or overnight for best results. Store any uneaten cake in refrigerator.

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