Rave Review Coconut Cake

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by Southern Polar Bear

Nothing but raves! A good quality, long shredded, moist coconut works best for this recipe.

Top Review by gwynn

I have used this recipe for many years now. It is very tasty. It always goes over well for potlucks. Thanks for posting this recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Blend cake mix, flour, pudding mix, water, eggs and oil in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Beat at medium speed for four minutes.
  3. Stir in coconut and nuts.
  4. Pour into 3 greased and floured 9" layer pans.
  5. Bake at 350 for 35 minutes.
  6. Remove and cool.
  7. Frosting:.
  8. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in skillet.
  9. Add coconut while stirring constantly over low heat until golden brown.
  10. Divide coconut into two parts - 1/4 cup and 1 3/4 cups.
  11. Spread coconut on paper towels to cool.
  12. Cream 2 tablespoons butter with cream cheese.
  13. Add milk; beat in sugar gradually.
  14. Blend in vanilla.
  15. Stir in 1 3/4 cups coconut.
  16. Spread on top of cake layers.
  17. Stack layers and sprinkle with remaining (1/4 cup) coconut.

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