Coconut often finds itself in and on delicious cakes. From the very basic Coconut Cake to something more elaborate such as Sledding Party Cake or Farmyard Cake, coconut is a key ingredient for fun.
Billowy frosting cloaks a moist and buttery lime-flecked cake whose subtle coconut flavor comes from canned cream of coconut.
A double dose of coconut -- coconut milk in the batter and toasted coconut garnish -- fill these petite cupcakes with tropical flavor. Be sure to shake coconut milk vigorously before using because the can's contents tend to settle.
Eggnog and nutmeg turn ordinary cake mix into a deliciously different Christmas dessert. Dip the cakes into a cream cheese and eggnog icing and coconut to resemble new-fallen snow.
Fill layers of vanilla cake with coconut filling for a fresh and flavorful cake. Cover with Creme Fraiche Frosting and sprinkle on toasted raw coconut chips for a decorative finish.
This three-layer coconut cake is frosted with a classic 7-minute frosting. Before the frosting sets up, it's slightly sticky--all the better for keeping the coconut on the cake.
Brighten up a dreary winter day with these zesty coconut cream pie bars. Top with whipped cream and toasted fresh coconut curls for added flavor.
This moist, tender layer cake enveloped in a fluffy frosting sprinkled with coconut might be a new favorite dessert recipe for your family.
Give your oven a holiday, too, this Easter! Simply coat doughnut holes with frosting, roll in coconut flakes and decorate with candies to create the cute chick faces.
This aromatic spice cake, filled with dried fruit and walnuts and showered with coconut frosting, is a popular recipe for birthdays and holidays.
Although it became a food fad in the 1970s, knowing how to make carrot cake has officially withstood the test of time.
The topping on this cheesecake tastes like a light macaroon cookie.
A fresh take on holiday dessert, these tropical cakes will become a favorite. Their delightful flavor comes from unsweetened coconut milk, shredded coconut, and toasted coconut chips.
Coconut and bananas go hand in hand to create this cupcake version of a classic adult dessert.