You’ll experience a taste of the tropics with this super easy cake mix–based dessert recipe.
When you see this badge, you know it will be good! These are the recipes that have passed our test.
You now are able to shop & buy these ingredients online! After you select your market, you decide if you want to have your items delivered or picked up today!
Learn How it Works...
1 (15.25- to 16.50-ounce) package spice or carrot cake mix
1 cup water
1 large (2/3 cup) ripe banana, mashed
3 large Land O Lakes® Eggs
3/4 cup sweetened flaked coconut
4 cups powdered sugar
1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1/4 cup milk
1 teaspoon coconut extract or vanilla
1/2 cup sweetened flaked coconut, toasted
Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 2 (9-inch) round cake pans. Set aside.
Combine cake mix, 1 cup water, banana and eggs in large bowl. Beat as directed on package. Stir in 3/4 cup coconut.
Pour batter evenly into prepared pans. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans. (Run knife around side of pans before removing.) Cool completely.
Meanwhile, combine 2 cups powdered sugar, butter, milk and extract in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Gradually add remaining powdered sugar, mixing until well blended.
Place 1 cake layer onto serving plate; spread with 1/2 cup frosting. Cover with second cake layer; spread top and sides of cake with remaining frosting. Sprinkle with toasted coconut.
- When bananas are overripe, mash them and freeze in resealable plastic freezer bags for the next time you want to make this delicious cake.
- To toast coconut, spread coconut into single layer on ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 350°F., stirring occasionally, for 5 to 7 minutes or until lightly browned.
Variation: Cake can be baked in a greased and floured 13x9-inch baking pan. Bake at 350°F. for 30 to 40 minutes.
To toast coconut, spread coconut into single layer on ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 350°F., stirring occasionally, for 5 to 7 minutes or until lightly browned.
When bananas are overripe, mash them and freeze in resealable plastic freezer bags for the next time you want to make this delicious cake.