Coconut Layer Cake Recipe

This Coconut Layer Cake recipe uses Goodman’s Natural Butter Extract and Goodman’s Natural Coconut Extract plus Goodman’s Vanilla to create a tasty and tropical treat!


Coconut Layer Cake

Tropical and decadent
Keyword Goodman’s Vanilla, Goodman’s Natural Butter Extract, Goodman’s Natural Coconut Extract



  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • ½ tsp Goodman's Vanilla
  • 1 tsp Goodman's Coconut
  • 1 tsp Goodman's Butter
  • cup oil
  • 1 ¼ cups milk
  • 3 large eggs


  • 16 oz sour cream
  • 1 tsp Goodman's Coconut
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups flake coconut
  • 8 oz Cool Whip thawed


Cake Preparation

  • Mix all ingredients.
  • Grease two 9-inch round cake pans.
  • Pour batter evenly into both pans.
  • Bake per instructions on cake mix box.
  • Cool on rack.

Filling Preparation

  • Beat sour cream, sugar, and Goodman's Coconut with mixer until creamy.
  • Add coconut and beat well.
  • Set aside 1 cup filling.
  • Split each cake layer and put filling between layers to create a 4 layer cake.
  • Beat reserved cup of filling with Cool Whip to make cake frosting.
  • Frost sides and top of cake.
  • Put cover on cake and age in refrigerator for 3 or 4 days. Flavor improves with age.
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