Easy homemade lemon coconut cake has moist cake layers with fresh lemon curd filling, covered in a fluffy lemon cream cheese frosting. Learn how to make from scratch or a simplified version using a cake mix."

– Mamagourmand


1. Make traditional or gluten-free flour. 2. Easy adaptation for using a cake mix. 3. Use homemade lemon curd or store bought! 

Cream the butter, oil, sugar together. Mix in the egg yolks, extract, and lemon zest.

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Alternate adding the dry ingredients with coconut milk. Stir in shredded coconut.

In a separate bowl beat the egg whites and then fold into cake batter. Bake and cool.

For the frosting, beat together cream cheese, powdered sugar, heavy cream, and lemon zest. Fold in whipped topping.

Layer coconut cake with lemon curd. Cover with lemon cream frosting and sprinkle with coconut.

Can I make this with a cake mix?

Yes! Grab your favorite yellow cake mix for a shortcut. See full recipe for easy how-to!

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