TROPICAL CHOCOLATE COCONUT CAKE

 

Yield:  16 servings

 

Ingredients

 

1 box (18.25 oz.) devil's food cake mix

1/3 cup vegetable oil

4 large eggs

1 can (15oz.) cream of coconut,  divided

3 cups SHREDDED COCONUT

1 can (16oz.) chocolate frosting

 

 

Heat oven to 350 F.  Beat first 3 ingredients, 1/2 cup cream of coconut and 1 1/3 cups water for 2 minutes.  Pour batter into greased and floured 9 inch cake pans and bake 25 minutes.  Cool.  Stir coconut into remaining cream of coconut.  Spread between cake layers.  Frost cake.  Garnish with coconut.

 

Work  time: 15 minutes

 

Total time 1 hr. 20 minutes

 

HEALTH TIP

 

Fight fatigue with COCONUT!  Coconut contains lauric acid, a compound that boosts immunity and energy levels!