Coconut or Pina Colada Cake

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

An incredibly moist and delicious version of coconut cake that is so easy to make!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • Cake

  • 1 (18 ounce) package white cake mix
  • 3 egg whites (or as called for by your cake mix)
  • 13 cup oil (or as called for by your cake mix)
  • 1 13 cups water (or as called for by your cake mix)
  • 1 (3 1/2 ounce) can coconut
  • 1 (15 1/2 ounce) can cream of coconut, such as Coco Lopez
  • Icing

  • 1 (9 ounce) carton Cool Whip, thawed
  • 1 (3 1/2 ounce) can coconut
  • 2 tablespoons coconut, liqueur such as CocoRibe (optional)


  1. Prepare cake mix according to package directions adding coconut to the batter.
  2. Bake in a greased, floured 13x9x2 inch pan.
  3. When done, remove from oven and punch deep holes in cake with a fork.
  4. Pour the Cream of Coconut into holes.
  5. Let sit until cool before icing.
  6. For icing, mix cool whip, coconut, and liquer if desired.
  7. Spread icing on cake and store refrigerated.
Most Helpful

Thank you, Candy C! I've been looking for this recipe forever. Had the creme of coconut & coconut but no condensed milk. This easy, simple recipe satisfied the "coconut craving" I've had.

svacina February 26, 2006

I have made similar recipes beforebut with no liquir. Made this as a gift. They called and wanted the recipe!! It stays moist forever so it is also an excellant choice for a buffet.

riffraff December 23, 2003