what i made for monday-on friday for Sunday-24 hour coconut cake

I posted a sneak peek of my what I made for Monday recipe and was begged to post it earlier in time to make for Easter...and because I aim to please...here it is. 
Enjoy the best and most easy coconut cake recipe ever, throughout the history of man. :) This can be started 48-24 hours ahead of the time you want to eat it.  The earlier you make it, the more tasty it will be.
You will need:
one box of yellow cake mix (and whatever the box calls for to make the cake)
1 and a half bags of shredded coconut (each bag is 14oz each)
16oz of sour cream (I use low fat or fat free)
1 3/4 cups of sugar
Mix together your coconut, sour cream and sugar.  Cover and refrigerate for a day.
The next day, bake the cake according to directions on the box but divide it into three layers instead of the normal two.
When the cake has cooled completely remove one layer and top with 1/3 of the coconut mixture.
Repeat with the next layer...
...and the next layer.
If you want to make it "fancy" you can make a little nest with dyed coconut and some jelly bean eggs.  Just don't put that on there until the day you serve it otherwise it will bleed. 
Refrigerate for at least a day before serving for best results. 

At the very least, make this all the day before, assemble and refrigerate overnight. 

You can also make this sheet cake style.  Bake the cake in a 9 by 14in pan (or whatever size) and before piling on the coconut poke holes all over with a fork or wooden spoon handle. :)

Enjoy!  This is one of my favorite treats but I NEVER get to make it because someone in my house hates coconut.  The nerve. :)

xo
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10 comments:

hannah singer said...

ohmyheck.
you made my day.

happy easter. HE IS RISEN!

loveya.

Nancy said...

Wow this looks amazingly good! Thanks for sharing.

Victoria said...

Unfortunately I have a coconut hater in my house too. I can just taste that icing though....mmmmm.

Karin Marie said...

Oh my goodness! This is super easy & looks so beautiful too! I love love love coconut! I will have to make this one day! Happy Easter!! :-)

{northern cottage} said...

mmmmm sounds super delish!!

Noelleami said...

I have been on the hunt for a good, easy coconut cake recipe and this is it! Thank you!

c-ing said...

My neice also made a coconut cake for Easter dinner.

c-ing said...

My neice made a coconut cake also for Easter dinner.

Michelle @ Michelles Tasty Creations said...

Hi,

I followed you over from Pinterest and this is so Delicious looking. Coconut is one of my favorite flavors. I would like to invite you to share this, and any other posts, on my link party at www.michellestastycreations.blogspot.com. Have a great weekend.

Hugs,
Michelle

Professional Redhead said...

I would love to try this with ready made angel food cake ❤

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