Saturday, November 1, 2014

Key Lime Coconut Bars


Life’s a beach with luscious Lemon Supreme cake mix, flaky coconut and Key Lime frosting creations. 



Ingredients

1 pkg. Duncan Hines® Lemon Supreme cake mix
2 large eggs
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, melted
1/2 teaspoon coconut extract
1 cup + 1/2 cup sweetened flaked coconut, separated
1 can of Duncan Hines® frosting creations™ Frosting Starter
1 packet of Duncan Hines® frosting creations™ Key Lime Flavor Mix


Directions

Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease or line a 9 x 13 pan with non-stick foil.

Mix cake mix, eggs, melted butter, coconut extract and 1 cup of flaked coconut together in a large bowl.

Using your fingers, press dough evenly into pan.


Bake for 18 minutes. Cool completely.




Spread remaining 1/2 cup of coconut on a sheet pan and toast in the 350°F oven for 5-8 minutes, checking coconut often to prevent burning. 

Remove from oven when coconut is lightly toasted.

Pour packet of Duncan Hines® frosting creations™ Key Lime Flavor Mix into can of Duncan Hines® frosting creations™ Frosting Starter. 

Stir until evenly blended.

Frost bars with Key Lime frosting you just created. 

Cut into bars then sprinkle toasted coconut on top of each bar.