Coconut or Pina Colada Cake

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Candy C

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

Top Review by svacina

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.

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.

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