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chocolate mound cake slice on a white plate
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Easy Chocolate Mound Cake Recipe

This Chocolate Mound Cake Recipe is so easy and delicious! You cannot go wrong with moist chocolate cake layers combined with a sweet coconut filling and a warm chocolate frosting! This dessert recipe uses one of my favorite cake mixes, making it super easy to make while still being delicious!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American, casual
Keyword: chocolate mound cake, easy chocolate mound cake recipe
Servings: 12



  • 1 box of devil's food cake

Coconut Filling

  • 5 1/2 cups sweetened coconut
  • 14 oz sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 1/2 cups confectioner's sugar

Chocolate Icing

  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 box confectioner's sugar 16 oz
  • 7 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla


  • Place parchment paper or grease a 9x13 pan. Bake the cake according to the instructions on the box. Make sure to have all the ingredients called for before making the cake.

Coconut Filling

  • During the last 5 minutes of baking, combine coconut, confectioner's sugar, sweetened condensed milk, and vanilla in a large bowl.
  • When the cake is done, allow it to cool for 5 minutes, then poke holes in the top with a fork.
  • Spoon the coconut mixture over the cake.

Chocolate Icing

  • Melt butter in a saucepan on medium heat.
  • Add in cocoa, confectioner's sugar, and milk.
  • Stir well until the sugar melts and all ingredients are combined.
  • Once the mixture reaches hot fudge consistency of hot fudge, remove from heat and add vanilla.
  • Pour over cake and allow to cool.
  • Enjoy!