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5 from 25 votes

Easy Sour Cream Coconut Cake

If you love coconut, then this cake is one you'll make over and over again.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Sour Cream Coconut Cake
Servings: 1 Cake



  • 1 15.25 ounce box classic white cake mix with pudding in the mix
  • 4 tablespoons butter melted
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon coconut extract
  • 1 cup sweetened flaky coconut


  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 8 ounce cream cheese, softened
  • 1 teaspoon coconut extract
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1 cup sweetened flaky coconut


  • Mix together all ingredients except coconut with mixer. Fold in coconut with spoon. Spray a 9 x 13 baking pan with cooking spray. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 35 to 40 minutes checking center to make sure it is done as ovens vary.

Frosting Instructions

  • Mix all ingredients except coconut with mixer. Spread over cooled cake. Sprinkle on coconut.


Cake will keep for several days in a cool place.