Lemon Coconut Cake

“I made this cake in the shape of a bunny, for my friend, Delandy’s daughter Abagail for her Red Egg & Ginger party. It was definitely a hit.” – April Ferre

“This is my husband, Steve’s favorite birthday cake. One year I made something else, thinking he would appreciate something different for a change, but instead he asked where the Lemon Coconut Cake was. So every year since, this is what he gets.” – Calla Ferre

Lemon Coconut Cake

Course: Cakes & Cupcakes


  • 1 16.25-Ounce Box Vanilla Cake Mix
  • 1 Recipe Clear Lemon Filling
  • 1 Recipe Seven Minute Frosting
  • Sweetened Shredded Coconut


  • Bake vanilla cake in 2 layers. Spread lemon filling between layers.
  • Prepare seven minute frosting with corn syrup (not cream of tartar), to make a soft frosting. Spread over cake and then coat with shredded coconut.

Original Recipe – Calla Ferre

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