Easy Coconut Poke Cake

This Coconut Poke Cake is one of my favorite easy dessert recipes.

Easy Coconut Poke Cake from It's a Keeper

I have a love affair with coconut.  There is just something about the sweet, tropical flavor that makes me melt.

Coconut shrimp, coconut cream pie, coconut filled chocolates…I love it all.

I also love poke cakes.  What is a poke cake, you ask?

It’s when you take a perfectly baked cake and riddle it with holes.  You then pour some sort of luscious liquid over top and let it soak in, making the cake super moist and full of whatever flavor you’ve chosen.  In this case, coconut.

This cake is incredibly light, creamy and dreamy. And, it makes me think of summer.  It’s 5 degrees and snowing here.  This Coconut Poke Cake is what’s getting me through this winter.

If you close your eyes while you’re eating this cake, you could probably hear the faint sound of steel drums and feel a warm breeze blowing across your face.

Then the dryer buzzes, snapping me back to reality.  Oh, well.  It was good while it lasted.  I guess I’ll just have to eat more cake to keep.

It’s no wonder that this easy Coconut Poke Cake is one my favorite easy dessert recipes.

Have you ever tried poke cake?  What’s your favorite flavor?  Leave a comment below.

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Hi! I'm Christina, the chief cook and bottle washer here at It Is a Keeper! I scour cookbooks, recipe boxes and the internet to bring you only the BEST recipes that have my seal of approval. Most of my recipes are easy enough for busy weeknights and simple enough for those that think they can't cook. Thanks for stopping by!

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