Caribbean Cruise Cake
caribbean-cruise-cakeWhat You'll Need:
1 package Banana Cake Mix
1 package Whipped Topping Mix
2 cups cold orange juice
1/2 cup shredded, unsweetened coconut 1/2 cup crushed, well-drained pineapple
orange zest (optional)
additional shredded, unsweetened coconut (optional)

Yields: One 4-layer cake or 20 slices

  1. Prepare Banana Cake Mix according to package instructions and bake in 2 prepared 8" cake rounds.

  2. When cooled, split each cake in half evenly, yielding 2 layers per round. You will need 3 layers per finished cake. Discard remaining layer or reserve for later use.

  3. Add cold orange juice to Whipped Topping Mix in a mixing bowl and stir with a whisk until incorporated. Add this mixture to a stand mixer and whip for 6-7 minutes.

  4. Blend the shredded coconut and crushed pineapple together. Using a spatula, gently fold the pineapple/coconut mixture into the Whipped Topping.

  5. Frost the cake immediately with the whipped topping mixture.

  6. Garnish with orange zest or additional shredded coconut, if desired.

  7. Chill cake until serving time.

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