Coconut Pecan Cake


Delicious coconut pecan cake with cream cheese toasted coconut frosting. Fruitcake

9 to 13 x inch cake


  • 1 (18.25 ounce) package moist white cake mix

  • 1 ¼ cups water

  • 4 eggs

  • ½ cup vegetable oil

  • 2 cups shredded coconut

  • 1 cup chopped pecans

  • 4 tablespoons butter

  • 2 cups shredded coconut

  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese

  • 2 teaspoons milk

  • 3 ½ cups confectioners' sugar

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees). Grease and flour two 8 inch round pans or one 9 x 13 inch pan.

  2. In a large bowl, blend cake mix with the water, eggs, and oil. Beat with an electric mixer at medium speed for 4 minutes. Stir in 2 cups coconut and nuts. Pour into prepared pans.

  3. Bake for 35 minutes, or until done. Cool completely.

  4. Melt 2 tablespoons butter or margarine in a skillet. Add 2 cups coconut, and stir constantly over low heat until golden brown. Spread toasted coconut on absorbent paper towel to cool.

  5. Cream 2 tablespoons butter or margarine with softened cream cheese. Add milk and sugar alternately, beating well. Add vanilla, and stir in 1 3/4 cups of the toasted coconut. Ice the cake, and sprinkle with remaining coconut.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

469 Calories
27g Fat
55g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 18
Calories 469
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 27g 34%
Saturated Fat 11g 54%
Cholesterol 62mg 21%
Sodium 306mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 55g 20%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 45g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 78mg 6%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 151mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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