Easy, delicious and quick cake


Hello! This week I am making a chocolate coconut cream cake. It is easy, delicious and only takes 10 minutes to make. This is a great dessert for that summer carry-in, but it has to be refrigerated so it won’t be good to be outside. Oh well, keep it for yourself.

I hope you enjoy this yummy cake. It’s so refreshing. I love these kinds of recipes. I stole this one off my good friend Patricia Nichols. Thank you for sharing these great recipes.

Please send me your favorite recipes and I will put you in the kitchen with Sharon. Send them, along with a story about the recipe if you would like to share one, to [email protected] or call me at 937-393-3456.

Have a great weekend. Be safe this Memorial Day weekend.



Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 38 minutes

Yield: 20 servings

This is a chocolate cake topped with cream of coconut milk and Cool Whip.


1 chocolate cake mix

3 eggs

1/2 cup oil

1 1/4 cup water

1 can (15 ounces)cream of coconut

1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk

1 (8 ounces) container Cool Whip

2 cups shredded coconut, divided


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9-inch by 13-inch pan and set aside. Beat cake mix, oil, eggs and water for two minutes. Spread in prepared pan and bake for 28 minutes. Take a fork and poke holes all over the cake.

Place the can of cream of coconut in a pan of hot water for five minutes. Mix the sweetened condensed milk and the cream of coconut in a bowl and pour over the cake slowly, letting it soak into the holes. Let cool completely.

Spread a 1/2 cup of coconut on a baking sheet. Bake 10 minutes, stirring often. Let cool. Frost the cooled cake with Cool whip. Top with plain shredded coconut. Sprinkle the toasted coconut on top for color. Keep refrigerated.

Sharon Hughes is the advertising manager at The Times-Gazette. She is also a mother, grandmother and chef.

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