Chocolate Coconut Tube Cake

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling


12 servings

Updated: Oct. 16, 2022
Tuck a sweet coconut filling into this moist chocolate tube cake. It's easy to assemble with convenience products, including a boxed cake mix, instant pudding mix and canned frosting.&emdash;Rene Schwebach, Dumont, Minnesota


  • 1 package chocolate cake mix (regular size)
  • 1 package (3.9 ounces) instant chocolate pudding mix
  • 4 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/3 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 can (16 ounces) chocolate frosting


  1. In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, pudding mix, eggs, oil, water and vanilla. Beat on low speed for 30 seconds. Beat on medium for 2 minutes.
  2. Pour 3 cups into a greased and floured 10-in. fluted tube pan. In a small bowl, combine the coconut, milk and extract. Drop by spoonfuls onto batter. Cover with remaining batter.
  3. Bake at 350° for 50-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely. Frost with chocolate frosting.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 492 calories, 26g fat (9g saturated fat), 59mg cholesterol, 452mg sodium, 63g carbohydrate (45g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.