Lannette's Chocolate Macaroon Tunnel Cake

Recipe by Grannie B
READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 12-14
YIELD: 1 cake




  • Grease a bundt pan.
  • Mix together the oil, water, 4 eggs, and the sour cream till blended.
  • Mix in the cake mix and the pudding mix.
  • Pour 2/3 of the batter into the bundt pan.
  • Put the macaroon filling on top of batter forming a ring only in the center of the layer.
  • Top with remaining cake batter.
  • Bake at 350 for approximately 1 hour.
  • Cool cake in pan for about 10 minutes. Remove from pan to cool completely.
  • Spoon glaze over the top of the cake, allowing it to drip down the sides of the cake.
  • Filling:
  • Whip egg whites till stiff.
  • Gradually add the sugar while continuing to whip.
  • Stir in the vanilla and coconut extracts.
  • Mix the flour with the finely chopped coconut, and fold into the egg white mixture.
  • Glaze:
  • Beat all ingredients with electric mixer till smooth. If necessary, add more milk to make the glaze a slightly "runny" consistency.