Coconut / Chocolate Sheet Cake

Cassie *


Who wouldn't love a chocolate cake with a wonderful coconut topping? I have had non coconut lovers loving this cake. So moist, very rich...make sure you have a big glass of milk to wash it down. Enjoy!!!

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35 Min
20 Min


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2 c
2 c
ap flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
1 c
butter, cubed
1 c
1/4 c
baking cocoa
1/2 c
1 tsp
vanilla extract


1 can(s)
( 12 ounce ) evaporated milk, divided
3/4 c
20 large
1 pkg
( 14 ounce ) coconut
2 c
chopped pecans, or slivered almonds ( i used pecans )
1/4 c
1/2 c
semi / sweet chocolate chips
1/4 c

How to Make Coconut / Chocolate Sheet Cake


  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degree F.

    Prepare a 15 in x 10 in x 1 in sheet pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  • 2In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking soda and salt.
  • 3In a small saucepan, combine the butter, water and cocoa. Cook and stir until butter is melted; add to dry ingredients.
  • 4Combine the eggs, buttermilk and vanilla; add to chocolate mixture and mix well.
  • 5Pour into greased pan, and bake for 20 - 25 minutes or until wooden pick in the center comes out clean.
  • 6Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, combine 1 cup evaporated milk, 3/4 cup sugar and marshmallows; cook and stir until marshmallows are melted.

    Remove from heat; stir in coconut.
  • 7Immediately sprinkle 1 cup nuts over cake. Spread coconut mixture over top. Sprinkle with remaining nuts (pan will be full).
  • 8In a small saucepan, combine butter with remaining milk and 1/4 cup sugar.

    Remove from the heat; stir in chocolate chips until melted. Drizzle over nuts. Cool on a wire rack.
  • 9Enjoy!

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About Coconut / Chocolate Sheet Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #coconut, #buttermilk

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