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Almond Joy Cake

This is a fantastic Almond Joy cake recipe—tastes just like the candy bar. —Daria Burcar, Rochester, Michigan

Coconut-Mango Malva Pudding

My friend shared this amazing malva pudding recipe with me. Malva pudding is a dense, spongy cake drenched in a...


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...


Double Butterscotch Coconut Cake

2 reviews

I got this recipe from a co-worker years ago, and then I changed it a bit by adding a family...


Fruit Cocktail Cake

3 reviews

This is my son's favorite cake, and when he asks for it for his special birthday cake, he usually gets...

German Chocolate Sauerkraut Cake

5 reviews

"People who compliment me on this chocolaty treat are surprised to learn it's a sauerkraut cake," reports Patricia Kile of...


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...

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...


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....


Coconut Dream Cake

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


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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...

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...


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Moist Lazy Daisy Cake

43 reviews

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


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 It was originally made with an orange filling, but...


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...

Sweet Potato Cranberry Cake

This convenient recipe uses items you have in your pantry, like sweet potatoes, cranberries, coconut and chocolate chips. Everyone will...


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...


Coconut Cake with White Chocolate Frosting

My husband adores coconut but not so much cake. When I take this beauty to family potlucks, he gets his...


Coconut Cake Supreme

12 reviews

I make most cakes from scratch, but during the holiday rush, this recipe that starts with a mix buys me...


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...


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...


Pecan Pound Cake

4 reviews

This cake always turns out great. It's wonderful with a steaming cup of coffee on a chilly winter day.


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...

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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....


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...


Lemon Coconut Cupcakes

5 reviews

Lemon plus coconut equals big smiles in this cupcake equation. These zesty gems are a hit with my family, friends...


Coconut-Layered Pound Cake

10 reviews

If you love chocolate, almonds and coconut, this cake is for you. It comes together in a flash and tastes...


Citrus Poke Cake

Old-fashioned citrus snack cake tastes even better the day after it is made. It is perfect for picnics or gatherings...


Favorite Coconut Cake

8 reviews

When I need an impressive dessert for a special occasion, this is the recipe I turn to. My guests are...