Rave Review Coconut Cake

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  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 1 small pkg. instant vanilla
  • pudding
  • 1 1/3 s water
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 vegetable oil
  • 2 s coconut
  • 1 chopped walnuts
  • Frosting:
  • 4 tablespoons oleo
  • 2 s coconut
  • 1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese
  • 3 1/2 s powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla


Mix together cake mix, pudding mix, water, eggs and oil; beat. Add coconut and walnuts. Pour into 3 greased, round cake pans. Bake 25 to 30 minutes at 350°. Cool and frost.
Melt 2 tablespoons oleo in skillet; add coconut and stir constantly over low heat until brown. Spread on paper towel to cool. Cream other 2 tablespoons oleo with cream cheese, milk and vanilla. Add powdered sugar and beat. Stir in 1 1/2 cups toasted coconut. Spread between layers and outside of cake. Sprinkle rest of coconut on top and around sides of cake.
Note: Serve a day after.
Mrs. Robert W. Detweiler
Cochranton, PA

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