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Coconut Poke Cake

Our little one enjoys watching Dora and Friends. In one episode, they were making a coconut cake and ever since then we had a major craving for it. So Pinterest came to the rescue. We found a super duper easy recipe for coconut poke cake.

The recipe is from mybakingaddiction‘s website. We loved how it used simple ingredients.

Here is the recipe from the website:

INGREDIENTS
1 package white cake mix, plus ingredients listed on box to prepare cake
1 (14 ounce) can cream of coconut  <– We used a can of coconut milk instead
1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
1 (8 ounce) container fozen whipped topping, thawed
1 cup shredded coconut

DIRECTIONS
1. Prepare and bake white cake mix according to package directions for a 9×13 inch cake.

2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the cream of coconut and sweetened condensed milk.

3. Remove cake from oven and place on a cooling rack. While still hot, use a skewer to  poke holes all over the top of the cake.

3. Spoon the cream of coconut and sweetened condensed milk mixture over the cake while the cake is still hot.

4. Let cake cool completely. Top with whipped topping and shredded coconut.

5. Cover and refrigerate overnight before serving.

Ok, so we know the pictures look unimpressive but we didn’t really think it would turn out all that great. But we were wrong. We LOVED it. It was so light and refreshing.

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Yum yum yum! IMG_5663

We hope you enjoy the recipe as much as we did 🙂

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  1. Shahrin

    February 26, 2016 at 5:12 pm

    This is a great idea! JazakAllahu khair. Would love to try this soon in Sha Allah. Which frozen whipped topping do you use? And overall was it very sweet?

    • HFE

      February 27, 2016 at 4:16 am

      Hi Shahrin. We used cool whip. We didnt think it was overly sweet. It was very light tasting.

  2. Shahrin

    February 26, 2016 at 5:12 pm

    This is a great idea! JazakAllahu khair. Would love to try this soon in Sha Allah. Which frozen whipped topping do you use? And overall was it very sweet?

    • HFE

      February 27, 2016 at 4:16 am

      Hi Shahrin. We used cool whip. We didnt think it was overly sweet. It was very light tasting.

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