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Coconut-Carrot Cake

Love coconut? Get an extra hit in an easy carrot cake from a mix.

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  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 18 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

1
cup flaked coconut
1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ carrot cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
1/2
cup Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting

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Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Grease and flour 12-cup fluted tube cake pan, or spray with baking spray with flour. In ungreased shallow pan, spread coconut. Bake uncovered 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown. Reserve 2 tablespoons toasted coconut for garnish.
  • 2 Make cake batter as directed on box. Fold remaining toasted coconut into batter. Pour into pan.
  • 3 Bake as directed on box for fluted tube pan. Cool 15 minutes; remove from pan to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 4 In small microwavable bowl, microwave frosting uncovered on Medium (50%) 15 seconds. Drizzle frosting over top of cake. Sprinkle with reserved toasted coconut. Cut cake with serrated knife. Store loosely covered.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
(
Calories from Fat
130),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
4 1/2g,
4 1/2%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
240mg
240%;
Total Carbohydrate
30g
30%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
18g
18%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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