Rave Reviews Coconut Cake Recipe

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  • 1 (18.25 oz) package yellow cake mix
  • 1 (3.5 oz) package instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1 1/3 cups water
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 2 tsp milk
  • 3 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 (8 oz) package cream cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour three 8 or 9 inch round cake pans.
  2. Blend the cake mix, pudding mix, water, eggs and oil in a large mixing bowl. Beat at medium speed for 4 minutes. Stir in 2 cups of the coconut and the chopped walnuts. Pour the batter into the prepared pans.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 35 minutes. Let cakes cool in pans for 15 minutes then remove and finish cooling on rack.
  4. To Make Frosting: Melt the butter or margarine in a skillet. Add the 2 cups flaked coconut and stir constantly over low heat until golden brown. Spread coconut on absorbent paper to cool.
  5. Cream the remaining 2 tablespoons butter or margarine with the cream cheese. Add the milk and confectioners' sugar alternately, beating well. Add the vanilla and stir in 1 3/4 cups of the toasted coconut.
  6. To Assemble Cake: Spread tops of cooled cake layers with some of the frosting. Stack them and then frost the sides of the cake. Sprinkle Cake with the remaining toasted coconut.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 6814.87 Kcal (28532 kJ)
Calories from fat 2718.37 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 302.04g 465%
Cholesterol 808.23mg 269%
Sodium 1010.09mg 42%
Potassium 2004.73mg 43%
Total Carbs 1020.74g 340%
Sugars 840.79g 3363%
Dietary Fiber 24.43g 98%
Protein 66.11g 132%
Vitamin C 2.5mg 4%
Vitamin A 0.6mg 19%
Iron 13.7mg 76%
Calcium 350.9mg 35%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 347.53 Kcal (1455 kJ)
Calories from fat 138.62 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.4g 465%
Cholesterol 41.22mg 269%
Sodium 51.51mg 42%
Potassium 102.23mg 43%
Total Carbs 52.05g 340%
Sugars 42.88g 3363%
Dietary Fiber 1.25g 98%
Protein 3.37g 132%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 4%
Iron 0.7mg 76%
Calcium 17.9mg 35%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 160.7
  • 193

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar,
  • High in Total Fat

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