Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Extra Moist Coconut Cakes

Extra Moist Coconut Cakes

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From the kitchen of Dora Grimm

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Recipe Details

Total Time:
not specified
16 servings
Good for parties/potlucks


1 box white cake mix, plus ingredients to prepare
1 teaspoon coconut flavoring
1 cup sugar
1 medium size container whipped topping
1 small package coconut
1 cup evaporated milk


  1. Prepare cake according to the package directions and bake in 13x9 inch baking pan.

  2. Cool 20 minutes and remove from pan onto large platter or jelly roll pan.

  3. With toothpick make holes in cake at 1 inch intervals.

  4. Heat evaporated milk, sugar and flavoring and pour over cake.

  5. Cover with plastic wrap and place in refrigerator overnight so that cake will completely absorb sugar-milk mixture.

  6. The next day spread whipped topping over top and sides of cake.

  7. Sprinkle on coconut.

  8. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

  9. May be served as is or topped with fresh strawberries or peaches.


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neena says:

excellent, mrs claus

12/25/2012 11:51:30 AM

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