Originally posted to Instagram June 4,2020
I didn’t use the frosting recipe for this, it didn’t work for me so I used the frosting from a coconut cake recipe I found online. Also, on the cake batter recipe there was no oil listed so I trusted the recipe and left it out but ended up making another cake with oil and it was much better. I would definitely make this again, I really enjoy cake recipes that involve box cake mix because it’s easy but redesigns something I usually keep on hand
1 White cake mix
1 1/3c water
1 package of coconut cream pudding mix
1tsp Coconut Extract
1/2 tsp Almond Extract
Mix all ingredients together, divide between to 8 or 9 inch cake pans and bake according to instructions on the cake box. Let cakes cool completely and cut each layer crosswise to have 4 cake layers total.
1c powdered sugar
1c sour cream
24oz flaked coconut
Combine sugar, powdered sugar, sour cream and whip together until no longer grainy, could take 10-15 minutes. Frost the cake and coat with coconut flakes
Here is a link the frosting I used because I had trouble with the original https://sugarspunrun.com/old-fashioned-coconut-cake/
When I have time to try again and re-work the frosting I will update this with my own recipe. If you try this and the frosting turns out excellent please comment and let me know.