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Why You’ll Rave About this Fabulous Brown Butter and Toasted Coconut Cake Fondue

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A wonderful friend of mine gave me a set of adorable forked fondue skewers for my birthday! Cheese fondue is amazing, especially when you are sitting in the shadow of The Castle of Gruyères in the medieval town of Fribourg, Switzerland! But, have you ever tried cake fondue? 

Angel Food Cake is perfect by itself and is beautiful as a traditional Easter and Spring dessert. You can cover it with a light frosting glaze, cover it with sliced and sugared strawberries, or – 

Dessert Cake Fondue

Cut it into cubes and dip it into this fabulous brown butter and toasted coconut cake fondue! 

You’ll rave about this buttery, caramelly, coconutty, dip and want to put everything in it. It’s that good! Look below for tons of more great ideas to dip in this cake fondue.

Toasted Coconut Cake Fondue
with Angel Food Cake Bites 

Dessert Angel Food Cake Fondue Bites

Originally Posted 2009 | Updated 2021

Light and fluffy Angel Food Cake tastes incredibly delicious dipped in this dessert cake fondue! It tastes like silky buttery caramel with crunchy flakes of toasted coconut to give it a little extra depth.  

Cake Fondue with Angel Food Cake Bite

Toasted Coconut Cake Fondue

Catherine Olson
This dessert cake fondue tastes like silky buttery caramel with crunchy flakes of toasted coconut.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 8 oz



  • 1 cup flour
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 12 egg whites
  • 1 ½ teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup sugar

Cake Fondue

  • 1 stick butter ½ cup
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 can evaporated milk 12 oz
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ cup toasted coconut



  • Sift 1 cup flour and ¾ cup sugar
  • Set aside
  • In a large clean bowl, whip egg whites, cream of tartar, vanilla and salt until soft peaks
  • Add ¾ cup of sugar, 2 tablespoons at a time until stiff and glossy peaks are formed
  • Fold in sifted flour and sugar ½ cup at a time
  • Pour into ungreased 10″ angel food cake pan
  • Bake Fahrenheit 375° for 35-40 minutes
  • Invert cake in pan, let cool
  • Once cooled, cut Angel Food Cake into cubes for dipping

Cake Fondue

  • In a medium saucepan, melt butter over medium heat until melted
  • Allow to simmer until butter is brown and smells like toffee
  • Add evaporated milk and sugar and stir to combine
  • In a small bow, whisk 2 egg yolks
  • Slowly pour ⅓ of the butter mixture into the eggs to temper them
  • Then return the eggs and mixture back to the pan to finish cooking
  • Add vanilla and salt and bring to a boil
  • Cook for 3 minutes
  • Turn heat off and keep the mixture over the stove to continue cooking with residual heat
  • Serve after 15 minutes, or keep in the fridge until ready to serve
  • Heat up before serving
  • Dip cake bites into Toasted Coconut Cake Fondue
Keyword Toasted Coconut Dessert Cake Fondue

Is this the Same Filling as German Chocolate Cake?


It is definitely inspired by my favorite cake and gravel filling! It has more milk, less sugar and eggs – and of course no pecans! 

Dessert Cake Fondue

Can I Use a Cake Mix instead of the Angel Food Cake?

Yes, make it simple! The best part of this recipe is the cake fondue, and no one will be talking about anything else! 

What Else Can You Dip in This Toasted Coconut Cake Fondue?

We are going to get a little bit nuts here, but pause and think about each of these with a sweet caramel coconut fondue and thank me later! 

Anything that tastes delicious with caramel – so everything…

Angel Food Cake

Can You Use This as a Topping Instead of a Fondue Dip?

Yes, see above for tons of fantastic ideas!

Recommended Fondue Sets

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Make This Cake Fondue

If you make these cupcakes, tag @Fahrenheit350sweets on Instagram so I can see it! And I’d love it if you left a review and a comment below! 

More Amazing Caramel Recipes to Bake at Fahrenheit 350°!


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  1. HOW did i miss this post!? that is a cute fondu pot set! how darling! and, man! what an amazingly delicious dessert! thanks for sharing!

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