Recipe courtesy of Monti Carlo
Show: The Kitchen
Save Recipe Print
Total:
25 min
Active:
25 min
Yield:
2 cakes
Level:
Easy
Total:
25 min
Active:
25 min
Yield:
2 cakes
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Coconut Cake and Tropical Fruit Salad:
Coconut Whipped Cream:

Directions

Watch how to make this recipe.

For the coconut cake and tropical fruit salad: Scatter the sweetened flake coconut over a microwave-safe dinner plate and toast in the microwave for 2 minutes. Stir the coconut flakes and microwave until golden, an additional 1 to 2 minutes.

While the coconut flakes toast, mix together the strawberries, mango, kiwi, honey, lime juice and 1/4 teaspoon of the lime zest in a medium bowl.

In another medium bowl, mix together the melted butter, beaten egg, vanilla extract, cream of coconut and sour cream thoroughly. Mix in the flour until smooth. Mix in most of the toasted coconut flakes, setting aside 1 tablespoon for garnish.

Butter two 10-ounce mugs (I keep old butter wrappers in the fridge exactly for this purpose). Lightly dust the bottoms and sides with flour. Split the cake batter evenly between the mugs. Microwave each cake until the center springs back to the touch, 2 to 2 1/2 minutes.

For the coconut whipped cream: While the cakes cook, whip the heavy cream to soft peaks. Add the cream of coconut and whip to stiff peaks.

Top the cakes with the coconut whipped cream, fruit salad and remaining 1 tablespoon toasted coconut flakes and 1/4 teaspoon lime zest. Buen provecho!

More from:

The Kitchen

Our Best Thanksgiving Videos 15 Videos

Get the recipe

Sticky Pecan Pull-Apart Bread 00:37

This simple dessert is a crowd pleaser that only uses a few ingredients.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Apple Cake "Tatin"

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Beehive Cake

Recipe courtesy of Basque Boulangerie Cafe

Strawberry Shortcake Cake

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Red Velvet Cake

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay

Lemon Bundt Cake with Chocolate Glaze and Candied Lemon

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Italian Cream Cheese Cake with Raspberry Sauce

Recipe courtesy of The Neelys

French Toast "Jubliee"

Recipe courtesy of Geoffrey Zakarian

Kale Chips

Recipe courtesy of Geoffrey Zakarian

Browse Reviews By Keyword