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chocolate coconut cake with whipped cream

Chocolate Coconut Poke Cake

Moist chocolate cake, smothered in coconut cream & topped with whipped cream & toasted coconut. Chocolate Coconut Poke Cake is a delicious and easy dessert.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cake, chocolate, coconut, poke cake
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 12


  • 1 box devil’s food cake mix + ingredients it calls for eggs, oil, water
  • 2 tsp coconut extract
  • 1/2 cup sweetened coconut
  • 1 cup cream of coconut
  • 8 ounce tub whip topping thawed
  • 1 cup toasted coconut


  • Prepare cake batter to package directions & stir in 1/2 cup sweetened coconut & coconut extract.
  • Bake in 9×13 pan to package directions.
  • Remove from oven & immediately use a thin wooden dowel or chopstick to poke holes in the cake (about 2″ apart)
  • Drizzle cream of coconut over the top of the cake & place in refrigerator to chill
  • Once the cake is cold top with whip topping in a smooth even layer
  • Sprinkle with toasted coconut & a little extra sweetened coconut if desired