Coconut Cake / Cream Cheese Coconut Frosting

Cassie *


I had a white cake mix needing to be used. Also, a can of coconut milk. So, I threw this recipe together...turned out so moist and flavorful...hope you give it a try...

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★★★★★ 8 votes

12 - 16
10 Min
30 Min


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  • 1
    (18.25-ounce) package white cake mix
  • 1/4 c
    vegetable oil
  • 3
  • 8 oz
    coconut milk or could use cream of coconut
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    coconut extract
  • 1 c
    sour cream

  • 1/4 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 - 8 oz
    cream cheese, softened
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    coconut extract ( optional)
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 oz
    coconut milk
  • 4 c
    sifted, confectioners' sugar
  • 1 - 2 c
    coconut for garnishing

How to Make Coconut Cake / Cream Cheese Coconut Frosting


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degree F.

    Grease and flour one 9 x 13 pan.
  2. Combine in large mixing bowl, cake mix, eggs, extract vegetable oil, coconut milk and sour cream; beat with electric mixer for 4 minutes. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  3. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool cake completely before frosting.
  4. Frosting:

    Combine cream cheese, butter, vanilla, Coconut extract if using, coconut milk and sifted powdered sugar and beat with electric mixer until smooth. (Makes enough frosting to generously frost one 9 x 13 x 2-inch cake or one 2-layer cake.)

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About Coconut Cake / Cream Cheese Coconut Frosting

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: American

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