Sometimes you feel like a nut Almond Joy cake

Sometimes You Feel Like A Nut Almond Joy Cake Recipe

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Rayvetta Burris


I came up with this combination after seeing an old retro almond joy/mounds candy bar commercial. I thought that would make a great cake. So I went on a quest to find a recipe because I was sure that there had to be one. There are Almond Joy cake recipes out there but they did not have coconut and almonds in them. I bake this for a church function and it was a big hit.

★★★★★ 5 votes
12 to 16
45 Min
35 Min



3/4 c
unsalted butter
1 1/2 c
2 1/4 c
cake flour
2 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
eggs, separated
1/2 c
cream of coconut
1/2 c
1 tsp
almond extract
1/2 tsp
coconut extract
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 1/2 c
almond slices
1 c
coconut flakes


1/2 c
butter, softened
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/8 tsp
2 c
powdered sugar
2/3 c
cocoa, unsweetened
5 to 7 Tbsp

How to Make Sometimes you feel like a nut Almond Joy cake


  • 1Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and lightly flour 2 9-inch pans, set aside (could use Wilton's cake release instead)
  • 2Chop 1/2 cup of almond slices to almond bits
  • 3Mix cream of coconut with milk together then sit to the side.
  • 4Sift flour, baking powder, and salt together. Sit aside
  • 5Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • 6add egg yolks one at a time beating after each addition.
  • 7add flour and milk mixture alternately into the creamed butter sugar mixture. beginning and ending with the flour
  • 8stir in the coconut, almond, and vanilla extracts.
  • 9stir in coconut flakes(shredded) and the almond bits
  • 10beat egg whites until stiff but not dry. fold into batter until no more of the egg whites show.
  • 11. cook for 25 to 30 mins or until toothpick inserted in middle comes out clean. let cake cool in pan for 10-mins, remove then let cool completely.
  • 12While cake is cooling. Prepare Chocolate butter-cream frosting
  • 13Beat together 1/2 cup of butter, soften, 1 tsp vanilla extract, 1/8 teaspoon of salt, and beat together until creamy
  • 14whisked together 2-cups powdered sugar and 2/3-cup of unsweetened cocoa
  • 15gradually add sugar mixture to butter mixture alternately with 5 to 7 Tbsp of milk until you reach your desired consistency for spreading.
  • 16Once cake has completely cooled, spread about 1/8 inch of frosting top with coconut flakes and almond slices. Place second layer and frost. sprinkle crushed/chopped almonds on top.

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About Sometimes you feel like a nut Almond Joy cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy