Creamy Coconut-Topped Chocolate Cake

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This gooey dessert consists of a chocolate layer, topped by a creamy marshmallow-coconut layer, topped by chocolate frosting.

INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • To prepare cake, combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl, and beat at low speed of a mixer until moist. Beat mixture at medium speed 2 minutes; pour into a 13 x 9-inch baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool cake completely in pan on a wire rack.
  • To prepare topping, combine 1/2 cup milk, granulated sugar, and marshmallows in a medium saucepan; cook over medium heat 5 minutes or until marshmallows are melted. Stir in coconut and cornstarch; bring to a boil. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Spread topping evenly over cake; cool.
  • To prepare frosting, combine powdered sugar, cocoa, 2 tablespoons milk, and margarine in a small saucepan; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Remove mixture from heat; add chocolate chips and corn syrup, stirring until chips melt. Spread frosting gently over coconut layer. Cool until set.

  • Reprinted with permission of Cooking Light® magazine. All rights reserved.

    CALORIES 288 (30% from fat); FAT 9.7g (sat 4.8g, mono 2.3g, poly 2g); PROTEIN 3.2g; CARB 49.2g; FIBER 0.5g; CHOL 0mg; IRON 0.5mg; SODIUM 239mg; CALC 18mg