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Delicious Coconut Filling

The first time I made this filling I put it in the fridge until I was ready for it. Next time once it cools I will put it directly on cake instead of putting it in the fridge so it will lay better and more evenly on the cake.

Delicious Coconut Filling


  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk 2 tablespoons butter 3 cups miniature marshmallows or 24 large marshmallows 1 package (14 oz) shredded coconut


Heat milk and butter in saucepan over medium heat; bring to a boil. Add marshamallows; stir until smooth. Stir in cocnut. Remove from heat and allow filling to cool completely. Yum!

Comments (10)

This is good, but not very sweet at all, considering it's a cake filling. I was surprised, since it has marshmallows in it. I wonder if it'd be better with condensed milk instead? I like it and I'll definitely make it again.
Does it have to be refrigerated once the cake has been filled? How long can you leave the cake out?
This will be my second time using this and I love it! My problem is that I would rather eat it than use it in someone elses cake!!! It is goooo-oood.
Bless ur heart! Just made this, as a cupcake filling for a white cupcake w/coconut flavored buttercream... just thinned it out a lil bit to get it thru the filling tip. Next time I might make a double batch cuz I keep "taste testing" lol...thanks again...this is a keeper!
can sweetened condesned milk be substituted for the evaporated?
can this be made into other flavors? say, by adding raspberry jam?
I'm sure different flavors can be added, but I never tried it.....Adding raspberry jam does sound delicious. I might have to try it :) I also never used milk as a substitute, but will actually try it next time I use the filling and let you know how it turns out. :)
Sounds absolutely delicious. Do I need to refrigerate the cake once it has the filling? How long can it stay out, will it spoil. I need it for a wedding cake that will be covered with fondant.
I tried this and it was a little too thick so I added plain vanilla pudding to it and about a teaspoon of coconut extract. It was much easier to spread and DELICIOUS!
This was very good, but everyone at my taste-testing party agreed: Too thick to be used as a cake filling. Tasted just like the inside of a Mounds bar. Quite yummy though!
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