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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12 - 16
10 Min
30 Min


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(18.25-ounce) package white cake mix
1/4 c
vegetable oil
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


  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degree F.

    Grease and flour one 9 x 13 pan.
  • 2Combine 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.
  • 3Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool cake completely before frosting.
  • 4Frosting:

    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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