Coconut Chocolate Cake

Coconut Chocolate Cake

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Coconut chocolate cake is a dessert where the richness of chocolate meets the tropical bliss of coconut. This decadent creation perfectly combines the luxurious depth of chocolate with the exotic sweetness of coconut. This velvety and moist cake is the best treat for special occasions and sweet cravings. Make it and transport your taste buds to paradise. Whether it is your special occasion or simply craving something sweet, this cake elevates your moments with its irresistible allure.

Ingredients to Make Coconut Chocolate Cake

For The Cake

  • All-purpose flour
  • Baking powder
  • Sea salt
  • Coconut sugar 
  • Butter
  • Coconut oil
  • Eggs
  • Vanilla Extract
  • Unsweetened flaked coconut
  • Coconut milk 
  • Dark chocolate
  • Coconut chips 

For The Glaze

  • Powdered sugar
  • Vanilla extract
  • Full-fat coconut milk 

Ingredient Notes and Variations

  1. All-purpose flour: It is a primary ingredient in baking. However, you can make the cake with whole wheat flour or a flour blend. 
  2. Sea salt: It enhances the flavors of the other ingredients. You can skip it or add regular salt. 
  3. Coconut sugar: It is one of the best alternatives to regular sugar, and it contains the sap of the coconut tree. You can use brown sugar or regular sugar instead. 
  4. Coconut oil: It adds a nutty flavor to the cake. You can use vegetable oil, butter, or other oils as an alternative. 
  5. Coconut milk is one of the best options to make the cake a dairy-free dessert. However, you can use whole milk or almond milk instead. 
Coconut Chocolate Cake ready for serving

How To Make Coconut Chocolate Cake?

1: Prepare the cake batter

  • Preheat the oven before making the cake batter to 350 degrees. 
  • Take a bowl and mix baking powder, sea salt, and flour. 
  • Take a mixing bowl with stand mixture and paddle attachment and beat the butter, coconut milk, and sugar until creamy and smooth. 
  • Add eggs one by one, keep beating, and add vanilla gradually. 
  • Add milk and flour mixture alternatively and beat to make a smooth batter.
  • Fold the half coconut flakes and chocolate chunks in the batter.

2: Bake the cake batter

baked Coconut Chocolate Cake
  • Take a cake tin and grease it. 
  • Transfer the cake batter to the tin and sprinkle the remaining chocolate chips and coconut flakes. Please place it in the oven.
  • Let it bake for 30 to 35 minutes. 
  • Let it cool until you prepare its glaze.

3: Prepare the glaze

  • Mix the powdered sugar, coconut milk, and vanilla until you get the right glaze consistency. 
  • If the batter is thin, add more coconut milk or powdered sugar until it reaches the right consistency.
  • Pour it on the cake after it cools.
Coconut Chocolate Cake ready for serving
Coconut Chocolate Cake

Coconut Chocolate Cake

Adalynn Ward
Coconut chocolate cake is a dessert where the richness of chocolate meets the tropical bliss of coconut. This decadent creation perfectly combines the luxurious depth of chocolate with the exotic sweetness of coconut.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Course Breakfast, Cakes, Dessert
Servings 12 Slices


For The Cake

  • 1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 cup coconut sugar
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • ¼ cup coconut oil room temperature
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup unsweetened flaked coconut
  • 1 cup full-fat coconut milk
  • 4 ounces 70% dark chocolate
  • ½ cup coconut chips

For The Glaze

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-2 tablespoons full-fat coconut milk

How to Make?

  • Prepare the oven for heating prior to cooking the food. Make sure the oven temperature is kept at 350°F.
  • Mix together flour with sea salt along with baking soda.
  • Make use of the stand mixer bowl and the paddle attachment. Whisk the coconut oil, butter, and sugar until it is smooth and creamy.
  • Make eggs one by one and then add vanilla extract.
  • Mix the mixture with eggs, flour, and egg substitutes until smooth.
  • Mix the chocolate chunks and coconut flakes into the batter.
  • Transfer the mix into the cake container.
  • Sprinkle the remaining chocolate chunks and coconut flake over the top.
  • Put the cake tin in the oven and let it bake for 30 to 35 minutes.
  • Allow it to cool until you have a glaze set.
  • Make a mixture of coconut milk, powdered sugar, and vanilla in one bowl.
  • If the glaze seems too thin, you can add additional powdered sugar to ensure the perfect consistency.
  • Pour the glaze over the cake’s top.


Serving: 1ServingCalories: 310kcalCarbohydrates: 41.7gProtein: 3.7gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 11.1gCholesterol: 41mgSodium: 54mgPotassium: 122mgFiber: 2.6gSugar: 24.5gCalcium: 44mgIron: 5mg
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Hello!! My name is Adalynn I love to eat, travel, and eat some more! I am married to the man of my dreams and have a beautiful little girl whose smiles can brighten anyone’s day!