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Petite Pineapple Coconut Cakes Recipe

Petite Pineapple Coconut Cakes Recipe

Defy wintry weather and transport your guests to the tropics with these beautiful, single-serving confections. Cake mix never tasted so good!—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling YIELD:9 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cake layer from Angel Cake Ball Pops
  • 1 cup plus 3 tablespoons pineapple preserves
  • 1 teaspoon coconut extract
  • 1-1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 6 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 cups large flaked coconut, toasted

Directions

  • 1. Cut cake horizontally into two layers. Place bottom layer on a cutting board. Combine pineapple preserves and extract; set aside 3 tablespoons for frosting. Spread remaining pineapple over top of one layer. Top with remaining cake layer; cut cake into 9 squares.
  • 2. In a large bowl, beat cream until stiff peaks form. In another bowl, beat the cream cheese, confectioners' sugar and reserved pineapple mixture; fold in whipped cream. Spread over the top and sides of each square. Press coconut into top and sides. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving. Yield: 9 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cake equals 601 calories, 36 g fat (21 g saturated fat), 110 mg cholesterol, 331 mg sodium, 66 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.