Easter Cake | Simple Mills

Make your Easter desserts simple with this Easter Cake recipe!

Check it out here: https://www.simplemills.com/pages/toasted-coconut-cake


1 box Simple Mills Vanilla Cake Mix
3 eggs
1/3 cup coconut oil, melted
1/3 cup liquid portion from coconut milk (see NOTE below) or water
1 Tbsp + 1/2 tsp vanilla extract, divided
3/4 cup unsweetened coconut flakes, toasted, divided
1 can full fat coconut milk, unshaken and refrigerated at least 8 hours
3 Tbsp coconut sugar
12 strawberries (optional for garnish)


1. Heat oven to 350°F

2. Grease 8-inch cake pan well. Dust with 1/2 tsp of cake mix

3. Whisk eggs, oil, water and 1 Tbsp of vanilla in large bowl. Add in 1/4 cup of toasted coconut

4. Add wet ingredients to cake mix, mix until well blended

5. Pour batter into prepared pan

6. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes and remove from pan

7. Cut cake horizontally in half to form two layers

8. Spoon solid coconut milk from top part of can into a small bowl. Do not add any liquid from the can. Beat on high speed until fluffy. Add coconut sugar and remaining 1/2 tsp of vanilla; blend well

9. Spread half of the whipped coconut milk on bottom layer of cake; sprinkle with 1/4 cup of remaining toasted coconut. Top remaining cake layer (repeat previous steps).

10. Garnish with strawberries, if desired