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Easy Strawberry Coconut Cake The Southern Lady Cooks

This easy strawberry coconut cake is a great dessert for Easter, Mother’s Day, etc. It starts with a simple cake mix, we dress it up a bit, and let me tell you…it’s delicious! The strawberry and coconut really compliment each other. Plus, it’s a great spring/summer dessert.

When I serve this cake for a holiday meal, I add fresh spring flowers and use it as a centerpiece. It’s very easy to do. I just cut the flowers to the height of the cake and place them in a small glass (like a shot glass or tiny vase) and simply place them in the middle of the finished cake. Just remove them when you go to cut the cake. It’s so easy and adds a beautiful touch to this easy dessert.

Easy Strawberry Coconut Cake Ingredients Needed:

Strawberry Cake Mix

Box of vanilla pudding

Large eggs

Evaporated milk


Sweetened flaked coconut

Coconut extract

Recipe Notes: I dusted this cake with powdered sugar and added fresh-cut flowers to make a beautiful centerpiece. You could easily frost this cake (cream cheese frosting would be great!) or garnish with fresh strawberries.

If you like this cake, you may also want to try our coconut cream cheese pound cake. It’s always a hit, too!

Scroll down for the full recipe.

Easy Strawberry Coconu Cake The Southern Lady Cooks

Easy Strawberry Coconut Cake The Southern Lady Cooks

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Easy Strawberry Coconut Cake

This simple cake makes the perfect Spring/Summer dessert!

Prep Time10 mins

Cook Time45 mins

Total Time55 mins

Course: Brunch, Cake, Dessert

Cuisine: American

Keyword: Easy Strawberry Coconut Cake

Servings: 8 servings

Author: The Southern Lady Cooks

  • 1 15.25 Strawberry Cake Mix
  • 1 3.4 ounce box of vanilla pudding
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup of evaporated milk
  • 1/3 cup of vegetable oil
  • 1 cup of sweetened flaked coconut
  • 1 teaspoon of coconut extract

I use the Perfectly Moist Strawberry Duncan Hines Cake Mix but any strawberry cake mix will work.

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