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Date-Nut Fruitcake

Date-Nut Fruitcake

Date-Nut Fruitcake

Unlike traditional fruitcake, with its dark color and dense texture, this fruitcake is light-colored and light-textured, flavored with orange, coconut, date, raisins and nuts. It was baked in a fluted cake pan to give it a different shape.—Linda Ault, Newberry, Indiana

Firecracker Cupcakes

Firecracker Cupcakes

Firecracker Cupcakes

These no-fuss treats are so much fun to make with kids, and they put a spark in Fourth of July parties. You can tint the whipped topping red and blue to make the frosting festive, too. —Erin Glass, White Hall, Maryland

Pina Colada Bundt Cake

Pina Colada Bundt Cake

Pina Colada Bundt Cake

We named this bundt a “pina colada” because it has coconut, pineapple and rum. It’s a soothing finish at the end of a big spread. —Debra Keil, Owasso, Oklahoma
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Banana-Nut Bundt Cake

Banana-Nut Bundt Cake

Banana-Nut Bundt Cake

June Yeates shares this eye-appealing cake that has a temptingly tropical twist in every slice. "If you like, sprinkle confectioners' sugar over the top," says the Bradley, Illinois baker.

Coconut Chocolate Cake

Coconut Chocolate Cake

Coconut Chocolate Cake

This heavenly cake, from Elsie Shell of Topeka, Indiana, is so rich and gooey you wouldn't guess it starts with a boxed cake mix. "Although I love making cakes from scratch, mixes are so convenient," Elsie informs. "It's fun to spruce them up with goodies like coconut, almonds and chocolate chips."

Pistachio Coconut Cake

Pistachio Coconut Cake

Pistachio Coconut Cake

White cake mix is dressed up with pistachio pudding mix, pecans and coconut. This cake is topped off with a rich and creamy pistachio-flavored frosting.—Arlene Bontager, Haven, Kansas

Candy Orange Slice Fruitcake

Candy Orange Slice Fruitcake

Candy Orange Slice Fruitcake

My version of yule fruitcake has a citrusy twist. When you share it, be prepared to pass around the recipe.

Chippy Macaroon Angel Cake

Chippy Macaroon Angel Cake

Chippy Macaroon Angel Cake

This homemade angel cake, filled with coconut and chocolate chips, is as light as a cloud. It’s so pretty with the sweetened whipped cream “frosting” piped around it. I love to bake breads and desserts for our large family.

Coconut Cream Dream Cake

Coconut Cream Dream Cake

Coconut Cream Dream Cake

This pretty four-layer cake is easy to make with an instant pudding filling and 7-minute frosting. "It tastes like coconut cream pie, so it's like getting the best of two desserts in one," writes Pamela Shank of Parkersburg, West Virginia. TIP: Prepare the remaining pudding according to package directions for a quick and easy dessert.

Cran-Orange Coconut Cake

Cran-Orange Coconut Cake

Cran-Orange Coconut Cake

I am sharing this popular dessert as part of my Easter menu, but it's a recipe I use throughout the year. The bundt cake serves a group and is always well received at parties and potlucks.

Jeweled Fruitcake

Jeweled Fruitcake

Jeweled Fruitcake

I promise this jeweled fruitcake is simply fantastic. Even my friends and family members who don’t normally care for fruitcake say they love it! —Sharon Hoffman, Donna, Texas
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