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Coconut cake recipes

23 Recipes
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Get a taste of the tropics with our tasty coconut cakes. Use desiccated coconut or coconut rum to flavour traybakes, cupcakes, brownies and more.

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  • Cake on board with slice cut

    Coconut loaf cake

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.91 ratings

    This easy coconut cake will give you a taste of the tropical. Bake with a handful of storecupboard ingredients and enjoy with a cuppa

  • Coconut layer cake with a slice cut out

    Coconut layer cake

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Love coconut? Treat yourself to a coconut layer cake, which features all the flavours of coconut in the sponge and icing, plus toasted flakes for the topping

  • Coconut & mango sponge

    Coconut & mango sponge

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.42 ratings

    This thrifty traybake sponge used canned fruit and coconut yogurt. Cut into squares and serve up at a party or cake sale

  • Double choc & coconut traybake cut into squares

    Double choc & coconut traybake

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.5 ratings

    Pair creamy milk chocolate with coconut for a match made in heaven, then decorate with more coconut and a drizzle of white chocolate

  • One decorated snowy coconut loaf cake

    Snowy coconut loaf cake

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.11 ratings

    Have the kids help you make this snowy coconut loaf cake. Decorate with coconut shavings, ‘snowballs’, and anything else you like

  • Coconut cream cake

    Coconut cream cake

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.30 ratings

    A tempting egg-free cake with a taste of the exotic to it

  • Blackberry & coconut squares

    Blackberry & coconut squares

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.157 ratings

    This lovely crumbly bake won the under-11s category of our 20th birthday cake competition

  • Coconut & lime cake

    Coconut & lime cake

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.25 ratings

    Get a taste of the tropical with this creamy coconut and lime sponge cake

  • Coconut chai traybake

    Coconut chai traybake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.36 ratings

    This simple traybake is inspired by one of our favourite brews - chai. Spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg and cardamom, this moist coconut sponge is the perfect accompaniment to a cuppa

  • Gooseberry coconut cake

    Gooseberry coconut cake

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.21 ratings

    Creamy coconut complements tart fruit really well. The gooseberries disappear into the cake batter keeping the sponge extra moist

  • Fudgy coconut brownies

    Fudgy coconut brownies

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.262 ratings

    Dense and gooey, these storecupboard treats are made with cocoa rather than bars of chocolate

  • Blueberry & coconut cake

    Blueberry & coconut cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.18 ratings

    This dairy-free dessert is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser and is even freezer-friendly

  • Raspberry & coconut trifle cake

    Raspberry & coconut trifle cake

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.7 ratings

    This towering beauty will make the perfect sweet centrepiece for a buffet, or a lighter option if you’re not into Christmas pudding

  • Coconut cupcakes

    Coconut cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.11 ratings

    Get a triple hit of coconut in these light and fluffy cupcakes, topped with whipped coconut cream and snowy desiccated coconut - a lovely gluten-free teatime treat

  • Honey, parsnip & coconut cake

    Honey, parsnip & coconut cake

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.10 ratings

    This light bake, with grated parsnips and desiccated coconut, makes a great alternative to carrot cake - top with rich cream cheese icing

  • Coconut & raspberry cupcakes

    Coconut & raspberry cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.64 ratings

    Adding a little fruit purée to your buttercream frosting gives you a berry flavour and vibrant colour atop your sponges

  • Coconut carrot slices

    Coconut carrot slices

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.102 ratings

    If you’re looking for a treat for afternoon tea, or something to make for a cake sale, try this crunchy-topped traybake

  • A slice of chocolate, coconut & cardamom fridge mousse cake

    Chocolate, coconut & cardamom fridge mousse cake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Try this easy ‘mix it up and bung it in the fridge’ dessert. The combination of chocolate, coconut and cardamom is such a winner for a summertime pudding

  • Tropical upside-down cake served on a square plate

    Tropical upside-down cake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Update the retro upside-down cake with the sunny flavours of coconut, lime and a splash of coconut rum – it gives the cake a glorious boozy edge

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