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Aloha Cupcakes

3 reviews

A friend asked me to make a coconut and pineapple cupcake for a gathering she was hosting. Everyone agreed that this beauty took them to the tropics. The macadamia nuts are completely optional (the friend happens to be allergic), and the cupcakes are still fantastic without them. —Shannon Dobos, Calgary, Alberta

Coconut Pound Cake with Lime Glaze

1 review

This pound cake is the best! Oven temps will vary, so if the cake is not done after 1 hour...


Easy Pineapple Coconut Cake

13 reviews

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


Pistachio and Coconut Cake

6 reviews

This coconut cake is good any time of the year, but the color is perfect for St. Patrick's Day. The...


Pina Colada Icebox Cake

12 reviews

This icebox cake has all of the flavors of a pina colada. It takes just one bite to escape to...

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....


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,...


Lamington Roulade

1 review

I am a teacher born in Australia who came to the United States seven years ago via a teacher exchange...


Coconut Chiffon Cake

Toasted coconut adds visual appeal to this tall and impressive cake. With an airy texture and heavenly coconut-ginger flavor,it's a...

Pina Colada Cake

1 review

As an avid baker, I wanted to create something that was mine and from my heart. I wanted to make...


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Holiday Snowflake Cake

6 reviews

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


Coconut Cream Cake

6 reviews

Have the urge to splurge? Try Deborah Protzman's moist and mouthwatering cake. "No one who's ever eaten a piece can...


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...


German Chocolate Tres Leches Cake

3 reviews

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

Pineapple Coconut Cake

49 reviews

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


Six-Layer Coconut Cake with Lemon Filling

2 reviews

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 It was originally made with an orange filling, but...


Holiday Snow Globe Cake

13 reviews

I can change up the decorations on this cake depending on the holiday—or birthday. My daughter loves this Christmas version....


Pina Colada Tube Cake

11 reviews

We named this a “pina colada” cake because it has coconut, pineapple and rum. It’s a soothing finish at the...


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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Coconut Italian Cream Cake

23 reviews

I’d never tasted an Italian cream cake before moving to Colorado. Now I bake for people in the area, and...


Hawaiian Sunset Cake

13 reviews

This three-layer orange cake is pretty enough for company, but it's so simple to fix that you'll find yourself making...


Easter Basket Cupcakes

1 review

My mother and I would make these when I was growing up, and I had just as much fun sharing...

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Sweet Potato Cranberry Cake

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


Coconut Cream Yummy Cake

30 reviews

"I found this recipe as a kid in one of my mother's cookbooks. I didn't make it until I was...


Chocolate-Coconut Angel Cupcakes

2 reviews

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


Coconut Dream Cupcakes

3 reviews

My daughter, Elizabeth, came up with this incredible recipe. The cream cheese in the middle is a fun surprise when...


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...