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Coconut Cream Cake Recipe

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Have the urge to splurge? Try Deborah Protzman's moist and mouthwatering cake. "No one who's ever eaten a piece can believe it's lower in fat"—Deborah Protzman, Bloomington, Illinois.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES:15 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES: 15 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package white cake mix (regular size)
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1-1/4 cups water
  • 2/3 cup flaked coconut, divided
  • 1 can (14 ounces) fat-free sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 teaspoon coconut extract
  • 1-1/2 cups reduced-fat whipped topping

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 255 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 276mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 5g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 3 starch, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, beat the cake mix, egg whites, water and 1/3 cup coconut on low speed for 30 seconds. Beat on medium for 2 minutes.
  2. Transfer to a 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine milk and extract. Using a large meat fork, punch holes in cake. Gently spread half of milk mixture over cake. let stand for 3 minutes. Spread remaining milk mixture over cake. Cool for 30 minutes.
  4. Toast the remaining coconut. Spread whipped topping over cake; sprinkle with coconut. Cover and chill for at least 4 hours. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 15 servings.
Originally published as Coconut Cream Cake in Light & Tasty October/November 2003, p12

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.


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pinkette 90260
Reviewed Sep. 1, 2014

"Scrumptious!"

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ConnieK 56932
Reviewed Apr. 17, 2014

"This is absolutely delicious and so easy to make. Hard to believe it is low fat! A definite keeper! Thanks for sharing the recipe."

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jodiek1 137279
Reviewed Aug. 29, 2011

"Made this for a family BBQ. Everyone raved about how moist it was. My mom didn't even guess that the frosting was cool whip and she is a cake decorator. This recipe is a keeper!"

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SunnySue2k 90259
Reviewed Jul. 22, 2009

"Sounds very good. I am going to make this for a work potluck next week."

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