Coconut Cloud Poke Cake

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

Start with a yellow cake mix, bake, then poke holes in it and pour a luscious cooked coconut mixture over the top. Frost with Cool Whip for added decadence. This is a real keeper!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • Cake

  • 1 (18 1/4 ounce) package Duncan Hines yellow cake mix
  • 1 13 cups water
  • 13 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 large eggs
  • Topping

  • 1 (14 ounce) package flaked coconut
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup sugar
  • Icing

  • 1 (9 ounce) container Cool Whip


  1. Preheat oven to 350° and grease a 9x13" baking pan.
  2. Prepare cake mix by blending together mix, water, oil and eggs at low speed of mixer until moistened.
  3. Beat at medium speed for 2 minutes; pour into prepared pan and bake for approximately 30 minutes or until tests done.
  4. While cake is baking, bring milk, sugar and half of coconut to a boil, then immediately remove from heat.
  5. Remove cake from oven and poke holes in cake with fork or skewer.
  6. Pour cooked sugar coconut mixture evenly over cake, letting it saturate, spreading the coconut in the mixture evenly over cake.
  7. Let cake cool completely at room temperature,, then spread with whipped topping and sprinkle with remaining coconut.
  8. Refrigerate until serving time.
  9. Note: You can also use another brand of cake mix; just follow directions and ingredients on the box and bake accordingly.
Most Helpful

Easy with an excellent flavor. Thanks for posting.

Butter&Jam May 19, 2008

If you love Coconut like we do, I am sure you will love this cake. YUM!!!

J Bowen November 10, 2006

We don't bake often and this recipe suited us for being quick,easy and a very tasty treat. Plus I love coconut.

karen in tbay March 31, 2005