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lower sugar coconut cake

a recipe by
Teresa G.
Here, KY

This cake is so delicious! No one will guess that it's a "lower sugar" dessert.

serves 12
prep time 15 Min
cook time 34 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For lower sugar coconut cake

  • 1 box
    sugar-free yellow cake mix
  • 3 lg
  • 1/3 c
  • 1 c
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    coconut extract/flavoring, divided
  • 1
    tub lite whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 pkg
    artificial sweetener (like sweet 'n low, equal etc...)
  • 1 1/4 c
    flaked coconut, divided (approx.)

How To Make lower sugar coconut cake

  • Ingredients for lower sugar coconut cake.
    Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Gather ingredients.
  • 2
    Spray the bottom of a 9"x13" pan or baking dish with Baker's Joy cooking spray.
  • 3
    In a large bowl, mix together for a few seconds, eggs, water, oil and one teaspoon coconut flavoring.
  • 4
    Add cake mix and beat with mixer on medium speed for 2 minutes.
  • 5
    Pour batter into prepared pan.
  • 6
    Bake at 325 degrees F for 34 to 36 minutes (until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean; don't overcook.)
  • 7
    Allow to cool completely before frosting. You may refrigerate cake to speed cooling after cake has cooled on counter for at least 1/2 hour.
  • 8
    To make frosting, add 1/2 teaspoon coconut flavoring, one packet of artificial sweetener and about 1/4 cup flaked coconut to whipped topping, stirring until well combined.
  • 9
    Spread frosting over top of cooled cake, then evenly sprinkle remainder of flaked coconut over all.
  • 10
    Cover and refrigerate leftovers.