12 Coconutty Desserts for the Coconut-Obsessed

If you’re nutty for the sweet taste of coconut, you’ll want to check out some of our most popular coconut desserts. #teamcoconut

1. Aunt Connie’s Coconut Cake

With coconut in the batter and coconut in the frosting, you’ll get a double dose of what you love in this moist and delicious coconut pound cake.

Best Coconut Desserts | Aunt Connie's Coconut Cake

Photo by Deb C

2. Coconut Cream Cake I

This top-rated recipe offers a shortcut by using a boxed white cake mix, but you can also make one from scratch, flavoring it with coconut extract instead of vanilla.

Best Coconut Desserts | Coconut Cream Cake I

Photo by chibi chef

3. Mini Coconut Cupcakes with Passion Fruit Icing

Imagine the oohs and aahs you’ll get when you serve these itty bitty coconut cupcakes to your adoring friends and family.

Best Coconut Desserts | Mini Coconut Cupcakes with Passion Fruit Icing

Photo by Allrecipes Magazine

4. Coconut-Lime Cheesecake with Mango Coulis

Need a tropical getaway? Whip up this easy coconut cheesecake and take a trip to dessert paradise.

Best Coconut Desserts | Coconut-Lime Cheesecake with Mango Coulis

Photo by CClove’s2bake

5. Hawaiian Cheesecake

Aloha, coconut lovers! The only hard part about making this cheesecake is waiting for it to chill overnight. Watch the video to see it all come together.

6. Coconut (Haupia) and Chocolate Pie

“This must be the most delectable chocolate haupia pie on Earth. My family and I have enjoyed haupia pies from the famous Ted’s Bakery in Hawaii before, but my family believes this is just as good, if not better, than Ted’s!” — Cookaburra

Best Coconut Desserts | Coconut (Haupia) and Chocolate Pie

Photo by Christina

7. Coconut Cream Pie

ASHBARJ says, “I like a recipe that works the FIRST time. I made this pie exactly as the recipe stated and it turned out perfectly.”

Coconut Cream Pie

Photo by Meredith

8. Seven Layer Bars

You won’t have any trouble lifting these rich and gooey bars out of the pan if you line it with parchment paper.

Best Coconut Desserts | Seven Layer Bars

Photo by Melissa Goff

9. Famous Coconut-Almond Balls

“I made this recipe with my sister one day for fun and they were excellent! They tasted just like the Almond Joy candy bars.” — JAADEMYST

Best Coconut Desserts | Famous Coconut-Almond Balls

Photo by mominml

10. Coconut Ice Cream

Be sure to use sweetened cream of coconut for this refreshing ice cream. naples34102 says, “Rich, creamy explosion of coconut flavor! This is also one of the easiest ice creams I’ve made as it calls for so few ingredients and no extra steps like cooking the custard or mixing and chopping.”

Best Coconut Desserts | Coconut Ice Cream

Photo by Allrecipes Magazine

11. Coconut Macaroons III

This 4-ingredient recipe is about as easy as it gets. Kristil Kimbro Lyle says, “This recipe has won many 1st place ribbons at my state fair. They are very simple to make.”

Best Coconut Desserts | Coconut Macaroons III

Photo by Allrecipes Magazine

12. Piña Colada Pudding

Coconut, pineapple, banana, and a touch of rum get together to make this creamy homemade pudding.

Best Coconut Desserts | Pina Colada Pudding

Photo by lutzflcat


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