Cool Coconut Cake

Cool Coconut Cake

Blogger Paula Kittelson from Blogging Foods shows you how to turn a simple white cake into a coconut delight. Learn to make this recipe with our how-to article.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

5:00

Hrs:Mins

Makes

18 to 24

servings

1
box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® white cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and egg whites called for on cake mix box
1
can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
1
can (13.5 to 14 oz) coconut milk (not cream of coconut)
1
bag (8 oz) shredded unsweetened coconut
  1. Heat oven to 350ºF (325ºF for dark or nonstick pan). Grease 13x9-inch pan with shortening or cooking spray; line with cooking parchment paper. Make cake mix as directed on box, using water, oil and egg whites. Pour batter into pan.
  2. Bake 29 to 34 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on cooling rack, at least 1 hour.
  3. In medium bowl, mix condensed milk and coconut milk with whisk until well combined; set aside. Place coconut in another medium bowl; set aside.
  4. Cut cake into 6 rows by 3 rows or 6 rows by 4 rows. Cut foil into squares large enough to wrap cake pieces.
  5. Dip cake pieces, one at a time, in milk mixture for 5 seconds, making sure all sides are covered (you want the cake to absorb as much liquid as possible). Place moistened cake piece in bowl of shredded coconut, turning to coat all sides. Wrap each piece individually in foil. Refrigerate at least 3 hours or up to 24 hours.
Makes 18 to 24 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
For a fun presentation, place wrapped cake pieces inside treat bags and tie with a bow. This cake is perfect for kids’ birthday parties, picnics or a special lunch-box treat.
The smaller the pieces of cake, the more moist they will be.
This is a great plan-ahead recipe. The longer the cake sits in the refrigerator, the better it tastes!

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
        Exchanges: Free*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.