Coconut Banana Coconut Cake Recipe


By Aubrey · Published: August 28, 2019 · Last Updated: March 26, 2020 This post may contain tiếp thị liên kết links. Read my disclosure policy.

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Delicious Banana Coconut Bundt Cake is a light banana cake packed with coconut và drizzled with a sweet sugar glaze. Perfect for brunch or dessert!

Banana Coconut Bundt Cake is a serious favorite summer dessert! If you’re looking for more banana bundt cake ideas try my Cream Cheese Stuffed Banana Carrot Cake! Maybe you need a little fall in your life? Pumpkin Banana Bread is a family favorite once September rolls around!


I have a deep obsession with coconut. It reminds me of the beach, which is home for me. Well at least in my heart!

Coconut is tropical, light and delicious. I really can’t get enough. So I’m always finding ways to lớn incorporate it into recipes as much as possible.

When I crave a delicious cake I immediately go for this Banana Coconut Bundt Cake recipe. It has that great banana flavor that pairs so well with coconut. From the moment you take that first amazing bite, you’ll be in heaven.

It’s one of those cakes that’s nothing lượt thích the other pina colada bundt cakes you’ve had before. This unique flavor combo mixes together perfectly for a moist và delicious cake everyone will love. You should probably have the recipe on hand every time you serve it because people will be begging khổng lồ know how you made it.

I love making Banana Coconut Bundt Cake as soon as the weather starts lớn warm up & I bake it on repeat through Labor Day! It’s a favorite for sure!

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What Is A Bundt Cake?

A Bundt cake is a cake that gets its name because of the type of pan it’s baked in, the bundt pan. This pan shapes the cake giving it a distinctive ring shape và a beautiful presentation. Ring cakes were originally inspired by a traditional European cake known as Kugelhupf.

Now while these cakes have grown in popularity, they are not associated with any particular cake recipe. It’s about the pan the cake is baked in. You can make almost any cake recipe in a bundt pan, as long as it’s sturdy enough to hold up the ring shape.

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Layer cakes are great but I love that a bundt cake is so much more low maintenance! A layer cake has to be frosted và leveled off. With a bundt cake, you can just flip it out of the pan and top with powdered sugar or a glaze. No frosting required!


Ingredients Needed for A Banana Coconut Bundt Cake

I love that this recipe has a big tropical flavor but all the ingredients are super simple! You probably already have most of them in your kitchen right now! I usually have lớn buy extra shredded coconut because every time I bake with it my husband sneaks some và by some I mean a crazy amount of coconut!

 Butter softened at room temperature Granulated SugarEggsRipe Bananas that you’ll peel & mashVanilla Extract All-Purpose Flour Baking Powder Salt Sweetened Coconut Flakes

If you want to add more coconut flavor into the cake you could địa chỉ cửa hàng 1 teaspoon of coconut extract into the batter. I use granulated sugar in this cake instead of brown sugar but you could try lớn sub half the sugar for the brown sugar to địa chỉ a bit of that warm flavor.

Ingredients Needed for the Glaze

Confectioner’s SugarMilk or Coconut MilkToasted Coconut for garnish

If you opt lớn make the glaze to đứng top your Banana Coconut Bundt Cake you won’t be sorry! I love when bundt cakes are topped with a good glaze! If you have coconut milk available I would use that to lớn give it a bit more coconut flavor!

If not, just use what you have on hand. I wouldn’t go out và buy a whole can just for 2 tablespoons. You know me, I’m a big proponent of using what’s on hand!

How lớn Make A Banana Coconut Bundt Cake

Actually baking off the cake is so simple! The batter comes together pretty quickly and you just pour into the pan và bake!

Start by preheating the oven khổng lồ 350 degrees F & then butter & flour your bundt pan. These pans can be tricky khổng lồ unmold & this layer will help make things go smoothly after the cake has cooled.In a mixer bowl beat the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Then địa chỉ cửa hàng in the eggs one at a time, beating them well after each addition. Next, địa chỉ cửa hàng in the mashed bananas and vanilla extract & give it a stir.In a medium bowl stir together the flour, baking powder, và salt. Carefully showroom dry ingredients lớn the wet ingredients and mix until they’re just combined. Lastly, stir in the coconut & transfer lớn a prepared pan.Place in the oven & bake until golden brown và a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean. Be sure lớn insert the toothpick halfway in between the outer wall & inner tube of the cake pan to lớn get an accurate result.Once done baking remove the cake from the oven và let it cool completely on a wire rack. If your cake is still warm when you go khổng lồ invert it, the sides may stick to lớn the pan. Once it is completely cooled, invert it on a cake plate.To make the glaze whisk together the confectioner’s sugar và milk.When you’re ready to địa chỉ the glaze lớn the vị trí cao nhất have the toasted coconut nearby. Start by drizzling with the glaze và then sprinkle the vị trí cao nhất with toasted (or regular or both) coconut flakes. Toasted coconut adds a great flavor & texture. I highly recommend it!

Ways To vị trí cao nhất A Banana Coconut Cake

The cake is so good you could almost eat it without any glaze or toppings, but everything is better with a little extra sugar on top, so why not add a glaze or sauce? If you prefer you could vị a sprinkling of powdered sugar on đứng top instead.

I like to địa chỉ cửa hàng a little glaze on vị trí cao nhất for some added sweetness & then sprinkle some shredded coconut và a little toasted coconut on top. Another option would be to lớn skip the glaze & địa chỉ cửa hàng a drizzle of caramel sauce instead. That would be absolutely amazing!


Do I Have lớn Make This Recipe In A Bundt Cake Pan?

No bundt cake pan? No problem! You can make this recipe in a regular cake pan as well, just make sure you pay attention to the volume of the cake pan you plan to lớn use.

A single standard eight- or nine-inch round cake pan only holds six cups by volume, meaning that a 12-cup Bundt cake recipe will require two cake pans. While a 9-inch x 13-inch baking pan will easily hold all of the cake batter for a bundt pan recipe.

You can also follow a little gian lận that allows you khổng lồ make a DIY bundt pan if you really want that aesthetic, but don’t have time khổng lồ go out và get the proper bakeware. Check out all the details here where you’ll find a detailed tutorial on how to make a ring cake with no bundt pan.

Tips For Making The Perfect Bundt Cake Recipes

Make sure your pan is thoroughly greased or floured before baking, or it will be nearly impossible to remove the cake from the pan.If it looks lượt thích it’s browning too much on the sides but still needs lớn go a bit longer for the center, cover loosely with foil for the last 10 minutes.Allow cooling on a wire rack completely before removing from pan.


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Tools used to lớn make this Banana Coconut Bundt Cake recipe

Stand Mixer: I don’t know what I’d vì chưng without my stand mixer. I use it for just about everything…and I mean everything! Cakes, cookies, mashed potatoes, và shredding chicken!

Mixing Bowl: These mixing bowls get used just about every day at my house. The grip handle makes them easy to lớn hold và the pour spout makes them perfect for batters!

Bundt Cake Pan: This cake pan makes the best cakes, that’s not all! Use it for baking a breakfast casserole, coffee cakes, as a jello mold, and more! This pan is from Wilton but Nordic Ware makes a great bundt pan as well!