Moist Coconut Sheet Cake Recipe


Welcome to the delightful world of sweet indulgence with our Ultimate Coconut Poke Cake recipe! This scrumptious dessert is a tropical twist on the classic poke cake, bringing together a moist and fluffy base with layers of creamy coconut goodness. Perfect for any occasion, this cake is sure to impress your family and friends with its rich flavors and irresistible texture.


Moist Coconut Sheet Cake Recipe

  • Author: Hannah
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes


  • 1 Duncan Hines White Cake mix
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 small box instant vanilla (or almond) pudding (I used vanilla)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla (or almond) extract (I used vanilla)


Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
Mix together all ingredients until smooth and creamy.
Pour into a 9 x 13 pan that has been greased and floured. (I used Baker’s Joy.)
Bake for 32 – 35 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
While the cake is hot, poke holes in it.
Mix together 1 can of cream of coconut and 1 can of sweetened condensed milk.
Slowly pour this mixture over the hot cake.
Let the cake cool completely.
Frost with 8 oz. container of Extra Creamy Cool Whip.
Sprinkle 12 oz. frozen grated coconut over the top of the Cool Whip.
Refrigerate for at least 8 hours before serving. Even better the next day!


  • Serving Size: 12 servings
  • Calories: 350 kcal

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And there you have it, the Ultimate Coconut Poke Cake! This dessert is not just a treat for the taste buds but also a delight to the senses with its creamy layers and coconut topping. It’s the perfect ending to any meal or a fantastic centerpiece for your next gathering. The combination of the moist cake, the sweet cream of coconut, and the light, fluffy Cool Whip frosting makes every bite a tropical escape.

The best part? This cake gets even better with time, so you can make it ahead and let the flavors meld together for an even more delicious experience. Whether you’re enjoying it with a cup of coffee, serving it at a party, or indulging in a late-night snack, this cake is sure to become a favorite in your dessert repertoire.

Thank you for trying out our recipe! We hope it brings as much joy to your table as it does to ours. Don’t forget to share your creations and tag us—we’d love to see how your Ultimate Coconut Poke Cake turned out. Happy baking!

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