Coconut Chocolate Cake I


A very rich cake that tastes almost like a candy bar.

1 - 8 or 9 inch layer cake


  • 1 (18.25 ounce) package dark chocolate cake mix

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • ¾ cup evaporated milk

  • 20 large marshmallows

  • 14 ounces flaked coconut

  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  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. 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. 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
15g Fat
120g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 620
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 12g 59%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 462mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 120g 44%
Dietary Fiber 5g 17%
Total Sugars 97g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 88mg 7%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 290mg 6%

* 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.