Coconut Chocolate Cake I

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  • Published Dec 31st
  • Servings12
  • Calories620
A very rich cake that tastes almost like a candy bar.

Coconut Chocolate Cake I Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Coconut Chocolate Cake I for 12 servings:

  • 1 (18.25 ounce) package dark chocolate cake mix
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3/4 cup evaporated milk
  • 20 large marshmallows
  • 14 ounces flaked coconut
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Coconut Chocolate Cake I Cooking Instructions

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The following are the steps to cook Coconut Chocolate Cake I easily:

  1. 1 Mix and bake cake mix as directed for two 8 or 9 inch layers. Let layers cool then split each one in half horizontally to make a total of 4 layers.
  2. 2 In a saucepan over medium heat mix together the white sugar, butter or margarine, and 1/2 cup of the evaporated milk. Cook for 10 minutes. Stir in the marshmallows and mix until smooth. Stir in the coconut. Spread the filling between the cake layers.
  3. 3 Mix together the cocoa, remaining 1/4 cup evaporated milk, the confectioner's sugar, and the vanilla. Beat until smooth and spread over top and sides of cake.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 620 calories; 15.1 grams of fat; 120.4 grams of carbohydrates; 4.6 grams of protein; 10 milligrams of cholesterol; 462 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Oct 10th 2009

    Good Coconut filling, but the icing on this cake is just awful. It just turned into a crunbly mess. I will keep the recipe for the yumy filling though.

  2. Apr 6th 2009

    The coconut filling tastes really good, however, it became really hard when it was time to serve the cake (almost impossible to cut through). Maybe it was because I put it in the fridge? A ...

  3. Mar 29th 2009

    The filling for this recipe is absolutely delicious and I will use it again. Other then that I did not follow the recipe. I used a very moist chocolate cake and found that it did not need an ...

  4. Nov 8th 2008

    The coconut filling was delicious! Unfortunately the chocolate cake ruined it. I dipped the leftover coconut in the chocolate-frosting naples34102 suggested (4 T butter and 140 grams dark c ...

  5. Apr 30th 2008

    Sinfully delicious and show stopping masterpiece! However, I didn't use this frosting because, truthfully, it just didn't appear appetizing to me. I made the cake in 8-inch layers for a nice ...

  6. Mar 29th 2005

    This cake was a hit at my house. Everyone loved it and I had to send some home with everyone. I did however agree with everyone else that the frosting recipe was not correct. I used one of m ...

  7. Feb 8th 2004

    Wow! This is a great recipe! I agree with other reviewers, that there is a mistake in the frosting recipe section- I didn't try it, but just reading it you can see there is something missin ...

  8. Sep 9th 2002

    I don't use cake mixes, so I substituted Black Chocolate Cake (with some modifications) submitted to this site by Jeanie. The coconut filling is great. But for the chocolate frosting, I want ...

  9. Jun 16th 2000

    Everybody loves this cake! When I make it though, I use coffee instead of water in the cake mix. I do this on all my chocolate cakes, it makes them more moist, and helps smooth the chocola ...