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Lamington Roulade

1 review

I am a teacher born in Australia who came to the United States seven years ago via a teacher exchange program. I'm now married to an American with two beautiful children. This dessert is made often for special occasions in my mother country; when I make it for my teacher coworkers here in the U.S., it disappears fast!—Susan Fagan, Lexington, South Carolina

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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...


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...


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....


Pistachio and Coconut Cake

2 reviews

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

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...


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...

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,...


Coconut Dream Cake

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


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...


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...

Banana Skillet Upside-Down Cake

3 reviews

My grandmother gave me my first cast iron skillet, and I've been cooking and baking with it ever since. Sometimes...


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 It was originally made with an orange filling, but...


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...


Coconut Cream Cake

5 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...

Hawaiian Sunset Cake

12 reviews

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


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...


Citrus Poke Cake

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


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...


Sweet Potato Cranberry Cake

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


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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Moist Lazy Daisy Cake

40 reviews

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


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...


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...


Holiday Snow Globe Cake

10 reviews

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


Coconut Dream Cupcakes

2 reviews

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


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Coconut Italian Cream Cake

21 reviews

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