Chocolate Cake with Coconut Cream Cheese Frosting

Well, if necessity is the mother of invention then this frosting is one bad mother fu.....

Aw yeah, y’all, I worked it out with this one.

I was trying to make my mama’s sour cream coconut frosting for Ninja Barb’s birthday cake. When I got to the store, they were out of sour cream. Seriously, how is that even possible?

So I grabbed a thing of whipped cream cheese and figured I’d manage something with it. When it came time to mix up the frosting I dumped the cream cheese in the mixer and added some milk. Then I kept adding powdered sugar until it looked about right. Then I just folded in the coconut and whipped topping. Then I tasted it. And for a fleeting moment, thought about locking myself in the laundry room with it.

Chocolate Cake with Coconut Cream Cheese Frosting
1 chocolate layer cake
8 ounces whipped cream cheese
¼ cup of milk
1 ½ cups powdered sugar
7 ounces sweetened flaked coconut
8 ounces frozen whipped topping, thawed

Cook cake in 2 or 3 layers and cool completely. With an electric mixer, whip cream cheese, milk and powdered sugar on medium speed until smooth (about 2 minutes). Fold in coconut and whipped topping and mix until smooth.

Refrigerate frosting for about 20 minutes then frost cake. Once frosted and after serving, store cake in refrigerator.


  1. Its to fight over! ya'll back off!

  2. So cute that you think there would be any to store in the fridge...

  3. I made this for Mother's Day and it was a HUGE hit! Everyone absolutely loved. Thank you for all the wonderful recipes :)


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