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Coconut Cake

(4 Votes)
SERVES
16
SERVING SIZE
1 inch slice
COOK TIME
30 Min

Everyone's gonna go "coconuts" over this diabetic recipe for Coconut Cake! This easy cake recipe is moist, delicious, and great for anyone who is following a diabetic diet (or who isn't!). This coconut cake recipe is going to be one of your favorites!

What You'll Need:
  • 1 (16.5-ounce) package white or yellow cake mix
  • 1/4 cup egg substitute
  • 1 teaspoon coconut extract
  • 1 (12-ounce) can diet lemon-lime soda
  • 1 cup fat-free sour cream
  • 1 cup flaked coconut, with 1 tablespoon reserved for garnish
  • 1 (8-ounce) container fat-free frozen whipped topping, thawed
What To Do:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat 2 (8-inch square) cake pans with cooking spray and dust with flour.
  2. In a large bowl, beat cake mix, egg substitute, coconut extract, and soda until moistened. Pour evenly into prepared pans.
  3. Bake 30 to 35 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out dry. Let cool 10 minutes, then remove each cake to a wire rack to cool completely. Slice each cake in half horizontally, making 4 layers.
  4. In a medium bowl, combine sour cream and coconut. Fold in whipped topping.
  5. Place 1 cake layer on a serving platter and spread with 1/4 of filling; repeat with remaining layers. Sprinkle reserved coconut on top. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 16

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 182
  • Calories from Fat 40
  • Total Fat 4.5g 7 %
  • Saturated Fat 1.7g 9 %
  • Trans Fat 0.0g 0 %
  • Protein 2.3g 5 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 1.3mg 0 %
  • Sodium 245mg 10 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 32g 11 %
  • Dietary Fiber 0.7g 3 %
  • Sugars 19g 0 %

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Wonderful cake! Found unsweetened coconut that I sweetened with a packet of splenda and used Pillsbury sugar free cake mix to make it really diabetic friendly.

How far ahead of time can the whipped topping and sour cream be added. I was planning this for Easter dinner. Is it too early to do this on Friday?

Hi there! The whipped topping, sour cream and coconut mixture can be added to this cake recipe up to one day ahead of serving. Enjoy!

I just love coconut, for the longest time coconut cream pie was my most favorite. Since I found out I have diabetes, I do not eat it anymore. Therefore, I am super excited to try this, and it looks super easy. I will post here after I have made it and let you all know how it turns out wish me luck!

We're so glad that you found a recipe to try! :) Be sure to leave a comment and let us know how much you love it. Enjoy!

I am making it right now as I type, for Easter dessert, after a Red Lobster Dinner YAY !!!!

It was a fantastic cake !!! Perect for my birthday today !! WHOO !

This cake is yummy, yummyand did I forget to say yummy?! The best part is that its light, and moist, and it doesnt have any weird after taste as a result of the fat-free and diet ingredients. Its simply yummy.

So I tried this the other day and let's just say I couldn't eat just one piece! It was sweet, light, and airy... everything I look for in a coconut cake. I will be making this for Easter. So good!

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