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Coconut Poppy Seed Bundt Cake Recipe

Coconut Poppy Seed Bundt Cake Recipe

This cake tastes so old-fashioned, you might be tempted not to tell anyone it starts with a mix! A hint of coconut and the tender texture make it simply scrumptious. All you need to dress it up is a dusting of powdered sugar. —Kathy Schrecengost Oswego, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling YIELD:12 servings


  • 1 package yellow cake mix (regular size)
  • 1 package (3.4 ounces) instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon coconut extract
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut
  • 2 tablespoons poppy seeds
  • Confectioners' sugar


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, dry pudding mix, water, oil, eggs and extract; beat on low speed for 30 seconds. Beat on medium for 2 minutes. Stir in the coconut and poppy seeds.
  • 2. Pour into a greased and floured 10-in. fluted tube pan. Bake at 350° for 48-52 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely. Dust with confectioners' sugar. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 255 calories, 12 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 43 mg cholesterol, 296 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.