Coconut Cake Recipes

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    How to Make Coconut Cake Like a Real Southerner

    Who doesn't love a fabulous coconut cake? We talked to the queen of coconut cakes for tips to make your favorite recipe better than ever.

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    23 Dreamy Coconut Cake Recipes

    What could possibly compare to a traditional homemade coconut cake? Try these creamy, flaky coconut-flavored favorites.


    Coconut Cream Torte

    "This three-layer cake is rich and yummy," says Carol Barton from Bowling Green, Kentucky. Sour cream is the secret ingredient...


    Cherry-Coconut Chocolate Torte

    This torte reminds me of two favorite treats: chocolate covered cherries and old-fashioned Cherry Mash candy bars. —Dian Hicks Carlson,...


    Heavenly Chocolate-Fudge Cake Balls

    My special treat is similar to the popular cake pops—but without the stick! They're guaranteed to calm any chocolate craving...

    Petite Pineapple Coconut Cakes

    Defy wintry weather and transport your guests to the tropics with these beautiful, single-serving confections. Cake mix never tasted so...


    Easy Pineapple Coconut Cake

    11 reviews

    Pairing pineapple with coconut lent a tropical flavor to the dessert served as the finale to our theme party. Shared...

    Coconut Poppy Seed Cake

    10 reviews

    This moist coconut cake is definitely one of my most-requested desserts. Use different cake mixes and pudding flavors for variety....


    German Chocolate Lazy Daisy Cake

    Traditional German chocolate cake gets a whole new spin with this inventive version that's finished off under the high heat...


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    Holiday Snowflake Cake

    5 reviews

    The coconut sprinkled on this old-fashioned, fluffy white cake gives the impression of snow, without the cold. It's a beautiful...


    Cupcake Easter Baskets

    10 reviews

    These cute cupcakes with their mild orange flavor are fun to dress up for Easter. As we raised four sons...

    Cran-Orange Coconut Cake

    1 review

    I am sharing this popular dessert as part of my Easter menu, but it's a recipe I use throughout the...


    Coconut Dream Cake

    My friends and family love this beautiful cake. I keep it refrigerated before serving to keep it moist and sweet....


    Six-Layer Coconut Cake

    2 reviews

    "I found this recipe when going through my grandmother's old files," explains Angela Leinenbach of Mechanicsville, Virginia. "It is simply...


    Chocolate Macaroon Cake

    "This cake is always popular with chocolate lovers, including my five children," notes Saburo Aburano of Ann Arbor, Michigan. "I...


    Lazy Daisy Cake

    15 reviews

    We couldn't wait until Mom sliced this old-fashioned cake with its caramel-like frosting, loaded with chewy coconut. Even after one...

    Six-Layer Coconut Cake with Lemon Filling

    1 review

    I found this recipe when going through my grandmother's old files. It was originally made with an orange filling, but...


    Sad Cake

    Sad is such a misnomer for the name. The simple-to-make cake—it takes only 10 minutes to mix up—is sweet, chewy...


    Banana Coconut Cake

    8 reviews

    Meet the Cook: In our family, a meal isn't considered complete without a dessert - or, sometimes, two! This cake...


    Coconut-Frosted Chocolate Cupcakes

    1 review

    These gorgeous little cupcakes have an out-of-this-world German chocolate flavor. Created by our Test Kitchen, they’ll appease any sweet-tooth attack.


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    Moist Lazy Daisy Cake

    42 reviews

    We always called this Mama's "never fail" recipe. I guess the same holds true for me, since I've entered this...


    Chocolate-Coconut Angel Cupcakes

    1 review

    My guests are never satisfied with just one of these, but that's OK because they are so light. The meringue-like...


    Cranberry Coconut Cake with Marshmallow Cream Frosting

    7 reviews

    Filled with a homemade cranberry curd and smothered with one of the fluffiest frostings you've ever had, this tall cake...


    Southern Lane Cake

    2 reviews

    I just love this southern-style dessert, and so do dinner guests. With pecans, cherries and raisins in the filling and...

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    German Chocolate Tres Leches Cake

    1 review

    I first tried tres leches cake while in Ecuador several years ago. Since then, I’ve changed it up by adding...


    Chocolate Angel Cupcakes with Coconut Cream Frosting

    7 reviews

    Sweeten any meal with these fun, frosted chocolate cupcakes that take just minutes to make. The finger-licking flavor packs far...


    Pineapple Coconut Cake

    46 reviews

    This coconut cake is a guaranteed showstopper at any holiday meal or special occasion. The beautiful flakes of coconut are...


    Coconut Citrus Layer Cake

    1 review

    Make a showstopper holiday treat: tender white cake layered with tangy grapefruit curd and topped with fluffy cream cheese frosting....


    Aloha Cupcakes

    3 reviews

    A friend asked me to make a coconut and pineapple cupcake for a gathering she was hosting. Everyone agreed that...


    White Chocolate Fluffy Cake

    5 reviews

    A former co-worker shared the recipe for this decadent cake. I fell in love with it. Forget the calorie count...