This coconut cake frosting recipe is a perfect topping for any coconut cake or cupcakes. It’s creamy, coconutty, and absolutely delicious. With just a few simple ingredients, you can whip up this frosting in no time and take your dessert to the next level. Your guests will be asking for seconds!

Preparation time: 10 minutes | Cooking Time: 0 minutes | Total Time: 10 minutes | Serves: 12


  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp coconut extract
  • 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut


  1. In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter until smooth.
  2. Gradually add the powdered sugar, coconut milk, vanilla extract, and coconut extract. Mix until well combined and smooth.
  3. Stir in the sweetened shredded coconut until evenly distributed.
  4. Spread or pipe the frosting onto your cooled cake or cupcakes. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 280 || Carbohydrates: 35g || Fat: 15g || Protein: 1g || Sugar: 33g

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