Coconut Cake

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.

See Popular Coconut Cake Recipes

Key Lime Coconut Cake with Marshmallow Frosting

Midwest Living

Billowy frosting cloaks a moist and buttery lime-flecked cake whose subtle coconut flavor comes from canned cream of coconut.

Vanilla Bean-Coconut Cupcakes

Better Homes and Gardens

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.

Mini Snowball Cakes

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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.

Coconut Layer Cake

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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.

Classic Coconut Cake with Frosting

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Coconut Cream Pie Bars

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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.

Buttermilk White Cake with Coconut

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This moist, tender layer cake enveloped in a fluffy frosting sprinkled with coconut might be a new favorite dessert recipe for your family.

Paula Carson's Coconut Cake

Family Circle

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.

Coconut Chicks

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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.

Apricot-Nut Spice Cake with Coconut Butter Frosting

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This aromatic spice cake, filled with dried fruit and walnuts and showered with coconut frosting, is a popular recipe for birthdays and holidays.

Island Bananas Foster Cupcakes

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How to Make Carrot Cake

Although it became a food fad in the 1970s, knowing how to make carrot cake has officially withstood the test of time.

Coconut Macaroon Cheesecake

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The topping on this cheesecake tastes like a light macaroon cookie.

Fruit-Topped Coconut Cupcakes

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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.

Island Bananas Foster Cupcakes

Midwest Living

Coconut and bananas go hand in hand to create this cupcake version of a classic adult dessert.

Chocolate-Coconut Cake

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