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Coconut Sheet Cake Recipe


  • 2 cups + 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup shredded coconut


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 6 tablespoons milk
  • 16 ounces confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • sweetened shredded coconut for garnish


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a 9 x 13 pan with foil and lightly spray with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together flour and sugar; set aside.
  3. In medium saucepan, combine butter, water and shortening. Bring to a boil then add to flour mixture and stir to combine.
  4. Add buttermilk, baking soda, eggs and vanilla, mixing after each addition. Stir in coconut.
  5. Pour into prepared pan and bake for 20-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  6. Make the frosting: bring butter and milk to a boil, stir in confectioners' sugar and vanilla extract, whisking until smooth and combined.
  7. When cake is done, remove from oven and poke holes in hot cake with a fork. Pour frosting evenly over the top.
  8. Sprinkle top with shredded coconut.

Coconut Sheet Cake Recipe Coconut Sheet Cake Recipe Reviewed by Jarvis Mann on 9:44 AM Rating: 5

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